A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Coracora in Peru. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -73.8276 West, latitude -15.3971 South, depth = 73.19 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 73.19 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005hww. Unique identifier: us20005hww. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:43:26 / 9:43 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/04/16 / 2016-04-11 02:43:26 / April 11, 2016 @ 2:43 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Puquio (c. 10 500 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Coracora (c. 7 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Tambo (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puquio, Tambo, Coracora (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 seventeen 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 40 km S of Coracora, Peru.
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