A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Concepcion in Peru. The temblor was detected at 10:37:04 / 10:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -75.1456 West, latitude -11.8264 South, depth = 50.17 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us100087hj. Unique identifier: us100087hj. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.17 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/03/17 / 2017-03-07 15:37:04 / March 7, 2017 @ 3:37 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Oroya, Mazamari, Satipo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 27 km (17 miles) from Huancayo (c. 376 700 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Tarma (c. 51 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from La Oroya (c. 33 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Jauja (c. 21 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Satipo (c. 15 500 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from San Ramón (c. 14 700 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km ENE of Concepcion, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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