A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Lluta in Peru. Exact location, longitude -72.3689° West, latitude -15.8325° South, depth = 102.21 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/04/17 / 2017-04-29 20:58:30 / April 29, 2017 @ 8:58 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 102.21 km (64 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10008m2t. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008m2t. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:58:30 / 3:58 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yura, Orcopampa, Lluta (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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