A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 91 kilometers (57 miles) from San Vicente de Canete in Peru on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.63 km (16 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -77.0969 West, latitude -13.5172 South, depth = 25.63 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:13:11 / 3:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/11/17 / 2017-11-08 20:13:11 / November 8, 2017 @ 8:13 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000bkhr. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bkhr.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pisco, Nuevo Imperial, Imperial (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 99 km (61 miles) from Pisco (c. 61 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Imperial (c. 32 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Nuevo Imperial (c. 32 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from San Vicente de Cañete (c. 25 500 pop).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 91 km WSW of San Vicente de Canete, Peru.
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