A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, southern Peru kilometers (0 miles) from southern Peru. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/07/17 / 2017-07-04 16:33:58 / July 4, 2017 @ 4:33 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:33:58 / 4:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -73.9824° West, latitude -15.6786° South, depth = 67.17 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 67.17 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us100098tq. Unique identifier: us100098tq.
Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coracora (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Coracora (c. 7 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nineteen 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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