A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Perene in Peru. Exact location, longitude -75.336° West, latitude -10.9862° South, depth = 94.88 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us100086qv. Unique identifier: us100086qv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 94.88 km (59 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:46:21 / 3:46 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/02/17 / 2017-02-23 08:46:21 / February 23, 2017 @ 8:46 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jauja, Acolla, La Oroya (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Tarma (c. 51 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from La Oroya (c. 33 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Jauja (c. 21 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Satipo (c. 15 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Junín (c. 15 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from San Ramón (c. 14 700 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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