A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Acari in Peru. Exact location of earthquake, -74.3906° West, -15.7532° South, depth 43.6 km. Event id: us20009z2y. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009z2y. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 15:22:19 / July 21, 2017 @ 3:22 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 10:22:19 / 10:22 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 43.6 km (27 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Minas de Marcona. Epicenter of the earthquake was 98 km (61 miles) from Minas de Marcona (c. 15 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 43 km SE of Acari, Peru.
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