A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Lluta in Peru. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/04/16 / 2016-04-13 02:48:42 / April 13, 2016 @ 2:48 am. The temblor was picked up at 21:48:42 / 9:48 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20005hnv. Event ids that are associated: us20005hnv. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.9301 West, latitude -15.7584 South, depth = 112.71 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 112.71 km (70 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arequipa, Orcopampa, Yura (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Arequipa (c. 841 100 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 29 km NNE of Lluta, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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