A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Changuillo in Peru. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:47:28 / 6:47 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/10/20 / 2020-10-28 18:47:28 / October 28, 2020 @ 6:47 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 15.35 km (10 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -75.7311 West, latitude -15.0186 South, depth = 15.35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c74n. Id of event: us7000c74n.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santiago, Nazca, Palpa (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (54 miles) from Nazca (c. 23 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Minas de Marcona (c. 15 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Santiago (c. 10 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Palpa (c. 5 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 67 km SW of Changuillo, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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