A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Huasahuasi in Peru. Id of earthquake: us10008ix3. Event ids that are associated: us10008ix3. Exact location of event, depth 30.55 km, -75.6765° West, -11.1916° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/04/17 / 2017-04-19 07:21:57 / April 19, 2017 @ 7:21 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 30.55 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 02:21:57 / 2:21 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Agustin, San Jerónimo, Concepción. Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Cerro de Pasco (c. 78 900 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Tarma (c. 51 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from La Oroya (c. 33 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Jauja (c. 21 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Junín (c. 15 300 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from San Ramón (c. 14 700 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Oxapampa (c. 12 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 nine 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 15 km NNW of Huasahuasi, Peru.
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