A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Tingo Maria in Peru. Exact location, longitude -75.8986° West, latitude -9.0298° South, depth = 48.87 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 48.87 km (30 miles). Id of earthquake: us10008jj2. Event ids that are associated: us10008jj2. 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: 21/04/17 / 2017-04-21 06:12:06 / April 21, 2017 @ 6:12 am. The temblor was detected at 01:12:06 / 1:12 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Uchiza, Tingo María (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 32 km (20 miles) from Tingo María (c. 53 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Uchiza (c. 17 700 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every 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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