A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Vice in Peru. The epicenter was at a depth of 49.71 km (31 miles). Unique identifier: us2000a7f8. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a7f8. Exact location of earthquake, -80.8771° West, -5.3025° South, depth 49.71 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:17:56 / 3:17 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/08/17 / 2017-08-11 20:17:56 / August 11, 2017 @ 8:17 pm.
Event epicenter was 30 km (18 miles) from Piura (c. 325 500 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Sullana (c. 160 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Talara (c. 99 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Chulucanas (c. 68 800 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Catacaos (c. 57 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Paita (c. 56 200 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from La Unión (c. 34 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Talara, Chulucanas, Tambo Grande (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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