A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Chancay in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -77.1824 West, latitude -11.6484 South, depth = 66.36 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/11/17 / 2017-11-01 03:36:06 / November 1, 2017 @ 3:36 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000azla. Unique identifier: us1000azla. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 66.36 km (41 miles). The temblor was picked up at 22:36:06 / 10:36 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Végueta, Huaura, Caleta de Carquín. Epicenter of the earthquake was 47 km (29 miles) from Lima (c. 7 737 000 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Callao (c. 813 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Surco (c. 251 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Chosica (c. 88 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from San Isidro (c. 68 300 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Huaral (c. 62 200 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 12 km SE of Chancay, Peru.
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