A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Tambo in Peru. Exact location, longitude -73.6957° West, latitude -14.3361° South, depth = 56.67 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 56.67 km (35 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10008fcd. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008fcd. The temblor was detected at 21:42:59 / 9:42 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/04/17 / 2017-04-07 02:42:59 / April 7, 2017 @ 2:42 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Jerónimo, Andahuaylas, Talavera. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Event epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Andahuaylas (c. 17 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Puquio (c. 10 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Coracora (c. 7 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Talavera (c. 7 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Jerónimo (c. 5 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Tambo (c. 5 000 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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