A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Nunoa in Peru on Tuesday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:28:35 / 10:28 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -70.5931° West, latitude -14.4911° South, depth = 205.32 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 205.32 km (128 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/03/17 / 2017-03-08 03:28:35 / March 8, 2017 @ 3:28 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100087m3. Id of event: us100087m3.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sicuani, Azángaro, Macusani (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Sicuani (c. 33 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Azángaro (c. 13 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Macusani (c. 6 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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