A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Orcopampa in Peru on Tuesday. Event id: us20005c9l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005c9l. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 92.9 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 92.9 km, -72.4433° West, -15.1322° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/03/16 / 2016-03-22 14:15:24 / March 22, 2016 @ 2:15 pm. The temblor was detected at 09:15:24 / 9:15 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Orcopampa. Epicenter of the earthquake was 18 km (11 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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