A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Atico in Peru on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.23 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 04:46:24 / 4:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -73.5168 West, latitude -16.4818 South, depth = 45.23 km. Global time and date of event 17/10/20 / 2020-10-17 04:46:24 / October 17, 2020 @ 4:46 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000c8x0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c8x0.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camaná. Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 32 km SSE of Atico, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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