A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from La Oroya in Peru. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 103.67 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:15:21 / 9:15 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 09/11/16 / 2016-11-09 02:15:21 / November 9, 2016 @ 2:15 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100076eh. Id of event: us100076eh. Exact location of event, depth 103.67 km, -76.0124° West, -11.3974° South.
Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Cerro de Pasco (c. 78 900 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Tarma (c. 51 400 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from La Oroya (c. 33 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Jauja (c. 21 100 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Junín (c. 15 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from San Ramón (c. 14 700 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Eulalia, Cerro de Pasco, San Ramón (min 5000 pop).
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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