A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Desaguadero in Peru on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000b2d1. Unique identifier: us2000b2d1. Exact location, longitude -69.504° West, latitude -16.7961° South, depth = 178.13 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/10/17 / 2017-10-07 03:44:22 / October 7, 2017 @ 3:44 am. The temblor was picked up at 22:44:22 / 10:44 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 178.13 km (111 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Yunguyo (c. 16 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Juli (c. 7 300 pop), 56 km (34 miles) from Desaguadero (c. 5 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Pedro (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pedro, Ilave, Yunguyo (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 55 km WSW of Desaguadero, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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