A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Huancavelica in Peru on Thursday. Event id: us20008u74. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008u74. Exact location, longitude -75.1737° West, latitude -13.3466° South, depth = 75.05 km. Global time and date of event 24/03/17 / 2017-03-24 04:34:14 / March 24, 2017 @ 4:34 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 23:34:14 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 75.05 km (47 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Juan Bautista, Huancavelica (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Huancavelica (c. 41 600 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from San Juan Bautista (c. 6 900 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 ten 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.
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