A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Mazamari in Peru on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -73.9242 West, latitude -10.8691 South, depth = 104.23 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 104.23 km (65 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/09/17 / 2017-09-27 20:58:21 / September 27, 2017 @ 8:58 pm. The temblor was detected at 15:58:21 / 3:58 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000avk0. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000avk0.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Satipo (c. 15 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Mazamari (c. 6 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Satipo, Mazamari (min 5000 pop).
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 seven 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 earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 83 km NE of Mazamari, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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