A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from San Pedro de Cajas in Peru on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, -75.8514° West, -11.3617° South, depth 107.44 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/09/17 / 2017-09-18 06:10:47 / September 18, 2017 @ 6:10 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aps4. Id of event: us2000aps4. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 107.44 km (67 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:10:47 / 1:10 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Cerro de Pasco (c. 78 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Tarma (c. 51 400 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from La Oroya (c. 33 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Jauja (c. 21 100 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Junín (c. 15 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from San Ramón (c. 14 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Jerónimo, Cerro de Pasco, Concepción (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km S of San Pedro de Cajas, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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