A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Lluta in Peru. Unique identifier: us20004fze. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004fze. The temblor was picked up at 14:54:18 / 2:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/12/15 / 2015-12-08 19:54:18 / December 8, 2015 @ 7:54 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -72.2508° West, latitude -15.8357° South, depth = 25.13 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.13 km (16 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 99 km (61 miles) from Arequipa (c. 841 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arequipa, Yura, Orcopampa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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