A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Orcopampa in Peru on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 20/01/16 / 2016-01-20 23:20:50 / January 20, 2016 @ 11:20 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -72.9477 West, latitude -15.3289 South, depth = 89.45 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:20:50 / 6:20 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 89.45 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004fxm. Id of event: us10004fxm.
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Orcopampa (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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