A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Oxapampa in Peru. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/04/17 / 2017-04-02 07:28:11 / April 2, 2017 @ 7:28 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 02:28:11 / 2:28 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008dwq. Unique identifier: us10008dwq. Exact location, longitude -75.4334° West, latitude -9.9592° South, depth = 89 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 89 km (55 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Huánuco (c. 148 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Oxapampa (c. 12 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Villa Rica (c. 7 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ambo (c. 6 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Huánuco, Villa Rica, Ambo (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven 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.
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