A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Picota in Peru. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 60.16 km (37 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -76.2101 West, latitude -7.237 South, depth = 60.16 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 09:06:33 / 9:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/07/16 / 2016-07-27 14:06:33 / July 27, 2016 @ 2:06 pm. Event id: us20006i32. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006i32.
Event epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Juanjuí (c. 37 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Bellavista (c. 15 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Saposoa (c. 14 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from San José de Sisa (c. 9 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Chazuta (c. 8 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Huicungo (c. 6 800 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San José de Sisa, Chazuta, Saposoa.
Every 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 one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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