A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Abancay in Peru. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.8086 West, latitude -14.241 South, depth = 69.29 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 29/09/16 / 2016-09-29 17:39:02 / September 29, 2016 @ 5:39 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:39:02 / 12:39 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10006twl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006twl. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 69.29 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Andahuaylas, San Jerónimo, Abancay. Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Abancay (c. 55 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Andahuaylas (c. 17 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from San Jerónimo (c. 5 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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