A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Ccolo in Peru on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/03/17 / 2017-03-16 18:50:37 / March 16, 2017 @ 6:50 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.7719 West, latitude -15.2427 South, depth = 125.63 km. The temblor was reported at 13:50:37 / 1:50 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20008siy. Event ids that are associated: us20008siy. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 125.63 km (78 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lluta, Orcopampa (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Event epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop).
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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