A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Puquio in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 79.43 km (49 miles). Exact location, longitude -74.3155° West, latitude -14.7224° South, depth = 79.43 km. The temblor was picked up at 08:16:30 / 8:16 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008ilq. Event ids that are associated: us10008ilq. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/04/17 / 2017-04-10 13:16:30 / April 10, 2017 @ 1:16 pm UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Nazca (c. 23 600 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Puquio (c. 10 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Coracora (c. 7 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Tambo (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nazca, Coracora, Tambo (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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