A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 56 km S of Acari, Peru (35 miles). Global time and date of event 27/01/18 / 2018-01-27 20:26:29 / January 27, 2018 @ 8:26 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:26:29 / 3:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -74.529 West, latitude -15.9314 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us2000cqg2. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000cqg2. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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