A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Lluta in Peru. The temblor was detected at 14:42:47 / 2:42 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 33.53 km (21 miles). Exact location, longitude -72.3022° West, latitude -15.8236° South, depth = 33.53 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/10/15 / 2015-10-01 19:42:47 / October 1, 2015 @ 7:42 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003jkl. Unique identifier: us10003jkl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 99 km (62 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop). Close 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 Camaná, Yura, Orcopampa.
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 three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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