A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Lluta 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 9.11 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/04/17 / 2017-04-30 13:35:54 / April 30, 2017 @ 1:35 pm. The temblor was picked up at 08:35:54 / 8:35 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008m7m. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008m7m. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.5663 West, latitude -15.8422 South, depth = 9.11 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camaná, Orcopampa, Lluta (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 62 km WNW of Lluta, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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