A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 124 km W of Camana, Peru (77 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 17:48:19 / July 18, 2017 @ 5:48 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:48:19 / 12:48 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 45.89 km (29 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -73.8748 West, latitude -16.5137 South, depth = 45.89 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009z6f. Id of event: us20009z6f.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 124 km W of Camana, Peru.
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