A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Chaupimarca in Peru. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:02:49 / 11:02 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 126.97 km (79 miles). Exact location of event, depth 126.97 km, -76.5377° West, -10.415° South. Global time and date of event 29/10/15 / 2015-10-29 04:02:49 / October 29, 2015 @ 4:02 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us200040dc. Event ids that are associated: us200040dc.
The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Huánuco (c. 148 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Cerro de Pasco (c. 78 900 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Chaupimarca (c. 28 700 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Yanacancha (c. 23 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Carhuamayo (c. 9 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Ambo (c. 6 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Carhuamayo, Huánuco, Tinyahuarco (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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