A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Ccolo in Peru. Exact location of event, depth 131.74 km, -71.6095° West, -15.1614° South. The temblor was detected at 15:05:12 / 3:05 pm (local time epicenter). 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 131.74 km (82 miles). Unique identifier: us2000avim. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000avim. Global time and date of event 27/09/17 / 2017-09-27 20:05:12 / September 27, 2017 @ 8:05 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Orcopampa.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 40 km NNW of Ccolo, Peru.
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