A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Urcos in Peru on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/07/15 / 2015-07-06 08:23:29 / July 6, 2015 @ 8:23 am. Exact location of event, depth 52.92 km, -71.7206° West, -13.8461° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52.92 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10002nmg. Ids that are associated to the event: us10002nmg. The temblor was detected at 03:23:29 / 3:23 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 45 km (28 miles) from Cusco (c. 312 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Sicuani (c. 33 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Calca (c. 9 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Urubamba (c. 7 500 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Anta (c. 5 900 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Urcos (c. 5 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Urubamba, Sicuani, Anta.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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