A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Pujocucho in Peru. Exact location of earthquake, -70.4568° West, -17.1276° South, depth 122.59 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/11/16 / 2016-11-08 23:11:58 / November 8, 2016 @ 11:11 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100076cz. Id of event: us100076cz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 18:11:58 / 6:11 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 122.59 km (76 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Moquegua (c. 54 500 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Torata (c. 7 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Moquegua, Torata, Ilabaya.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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