A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Coracora in Peru. The epicenter was at a depth of 69.01 km (43 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -73.9996 West, latitude -15.2996 South, depth = 69.01 km. Id of earthquake: us2000aaxe. Event ids that are associated: us2000aaxe. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/08/17 / 2017-08-23 11:57:26 / August 23, 2017 @ 11:57 am UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:57:26 / 6:57 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puquio, Tambo, Coracora (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Puquio (c. 10 500 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Coracora (c. 7 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Tambo (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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