A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Huancavelica in Peru. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005dvw. Unique identifier: us20005dvw. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/03/16 / 2016-03-27 00:00:24 / March 27, 2016 @ 12:00 am UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:00:24 / 7:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -75.0223 West, latitude -13.0727 South, depth = 89.85 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 89.85 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ayacucho, Huanta, Pampas (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Ayacucho (c. 140 000 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Huancavelica (c. 41 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Huanta (c. 18 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Pampas (c. 5 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
Every 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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