A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Matucana in Peru. Exact location of event, depth 89.79 km, -76.0794° West, -12.1887° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 89.79 km (56 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:39:12 / 1:39 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100035ut. Id of event: us100035ut. Global time and date of event 28/08/15 / 2015-08-28 18:39:12 / August 28, 2015 @ 6:39 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Huancayo, Tarma, San Agustin (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 96 km (60 miles) from Huancayo (c. 376 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Chosica (c. 88 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Tarma (c. 51 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from La Oroya (c. 33 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Jauja (c. 21 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Mala (c. 17 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Santa María (c. 14 900 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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