A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Lluta in Peru. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:05:51 / 1:05 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 06:05:51 / January 14, 2016 @ 6:05 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 140.14 km (87 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004zgl. Id of event: us20004zgl. Exact location of earthquake, -72.2022° West, -16.1122° South, depth 140.14 km.
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camaná, Arequipa, Yura (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Arequipa (c. 841 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop).
Each 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 22 km WSW of Lluta, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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