A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Chivay in Peru on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 10:11:48 / 10:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -71.7025° West, latitude -15.6131° South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/04/17 / 2017-04-30 15:11:48 / April 30, 2017 @ 3:11 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10008m92. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008m92. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hacienda Huancane, Arequipa, Orcopampa. Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Arequipa (c. 841 100 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Hacienda Huancane (c. 7 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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