A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Villa Rica in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:37:23 / 2:37 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us200065ij. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200065ij. Exact location of event, longitude -74.5438 West, latitude -10.3671 South, depth = 10.11 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.11 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/06/16 / 2016-06-13 19:37:23 / June 13, 2016 @ 7:37 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Villa Rica. Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Villa Rica (c. 7 400 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 89 km ENE of Villa Rica, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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