A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 99 km SW of Huarmey, Peru (62 miles) on Friday. The temblor was detected at 22:22:31 / 10:22 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 56.32 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/08/17 / 2017-08-19 03:22:31 / August 19, 2017 @ 3:22 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -78.8514 West, latitude -10.6409 South, depth = 56.32 km. Event id: us2000a9pc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a9pc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 99 km SW of Huarmey, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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