A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 92 km W of Camana, Peru (57 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 21/10/17 / 2017-10-21 21:38:29 / October 21, 2017 @ 9:38 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us1000avcr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000avcr. The temblor was detected at 16:38:29 / 4:38 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -73.5752 West, latitude -16.6183 South, depth = 43.15 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43.15 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 92 km W of Camana, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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