A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Tambo in Peru on Thursday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:00:06 / 8:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -73.3767° West, latitude -14.4913° South, depth = 99.29 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 99.29 km (62 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/05/17 / 2017-05-18 13:00:06 / May 18, 2017 @ 1:00 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008taf. Unique identifier: us10008taf.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from Andahuaylas (c. 17 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Puquio (c. 10 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Coracora (c. 7 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Talavera (c. 7 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Jerónimo (c. 5 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Tambo (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Jerónimo, Talavera, Andahuaylas. Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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