A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 97 km WNW of Camana, Peru (60 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -73.5887° West, -16.3919° South, depth 35 km. Id of earthquake: us10004fng. Event ids that are associated: us10004fng. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 17:43:05 / January 14, 2016 @ 5:43 pm. 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 12:43:05 / 12:43 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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