A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Orcopampa in Peru. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/02/17 / 2017-02-26 12:33:57 / February 26, 2017 @ 12:33 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 95.64 km (59 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -71.9889° West, -15.004° South, depth 95.64 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008mi8. Unique identifier: us20008mi8. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:33:57 / 7:33 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Orcopampa. Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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