A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from San Ramon in Peru on Thursday. Event id: us100086qw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100086qw. Exact location of earthquake, -75.4793° West, -10.8949° South, depth 23.56 km. The temblor was reported at 03:40:16 / 3:40 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/02/17 / 2017-02-23 08:40:16 / February 23, 2017 @ 8:40 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 23.56 km (15 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Cerro de Pasco (c. 78 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Tarma (c. 51 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from La Oroya (c. 33 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Junín (c. 15 300 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from San Ramón (c. 14 700 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Oxapampa (c. 12 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cerro de Pasco, Tinyahuarco, La Oroya (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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