A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Camana in Peru on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:59:26 / 3:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 73.44 km, -73.4° West, -16.2061° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/10/17 / 2017-10-24 20:59:26 / October 24, 2017 @ 8:59 pm. Id of earthquake: us1000b04q. Event ids that are associated: us1000b04q. The epicenter was at a depth of 73.44 km (46 miles).
Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camaná (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 86 km WNW of Camana, Peru.
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