A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Torata in Peru on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/03/16 / 2016-03-30 13:47:06 / March 30, 2016 @ 1:47 pm. 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: us20005ddv. Unique identifier: us20005ddv. Exact location of event, depth 33.34 km, -70.7237° West, -16.9068° South. The temblor was detected at 08:47:06 / 8:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.34 km (21 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ilabaya, Moquegua, Torata. The epicenter was 39 km (25 miles) from Moquegua (c. 54 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Torata (c. 7 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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