A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 69 km E of Tarata, Peru (43 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000aymh. Event ids that are associated: us1000aymh. Exact location, longitude -69.3812° West, latitude -17.4394° South, depth = 164.95 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 164.95 km (102 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/10/17 / 2017-10-22 11:28:45 / October 22, 2017 @ 11:28 am. The temblor was detected at 07:28:45 / 7:28 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 69 km E of Tarata, Peru.
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