A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Camana in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20009mt7. Event ids that are associated: us20009mt7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 79.76 km (50 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/06/17 / 2017-06-15 18:27:03 / June 15, 2017 @ 6:27 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:27:03 / 1:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.6073 West, latitude -16.2632 South, depth = 79.76 km.
The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lluta, Camaná (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 41 km NNE of Camana, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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