A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Contamana in Peru. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:50:23 / 4:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/07/17 / 2017-07-28 09:50:23 / July 28, 2017 @ 9:50 am. Id of earthquake: us2000a23g. Event ids that are associated: us2000a23g. Exact location, longitude -75.7418° West, latitude -7.6044° South, depth = 47.42 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.42 km (29 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Contamana. The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Contamana (c. 13 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 85 km WSW of Contamana, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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