A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Lluta in Peru. The epicenter was at a depth of 146.81 km (91 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/04/17 / 2017-04-24 02:15:36 / April 24, 2017 @ 2:15 am. Id of earthquake: us10008k60. Event ids that are associated: us10008k60. Exact location, longitude -72.2086° West, latitude -16.2262° South, depth = 146.81 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:15:36 / 9:15 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Arequipa (c. 841 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Mollendo (c. 29 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mollendo, Arequipa, Camaná (min 5000 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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