A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Coracora in Peru on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -73.303 West, latitude -15.4625 South, depth = 79.43 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/04/16 / 2016-04-29 06:33:18 / April 29, 2016 @ 6:33 am. Unique identifier: us10005cdt. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005cdt. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:33:18 / 1:33 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 79.43 km (49 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tambo, Coracora (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (44 miles) from Coracora (c. 7 400 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Tambo (c. 5 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 70 km SE of Coracora, Peru.
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