A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Pimentel in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/11/17 / 2017-11-17 00:33:23 / November 17, 2017 @ 12:33 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000bq2z. Event ids that are associated: us2000bq2z. The temblor was picked up at 19:33:23 / 7:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -80.5768° West, -7.0192° South.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Túcume, Ferreñafe, Picsi (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Event epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Chiclayo (c. 577 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Lambayeque (c. 43 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Picsi (c. 43 600 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Ferreñafe (c. 34 400 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Monsefú (c. 25 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Pimentel (c. 15 600 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Eten (c. 13 700 pop).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 73 km WSW of Pimentel, Peru.
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