A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Lluta in Peru. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bm9n. Unique identifier: us2000bm9n. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 96.02 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -72.1014° West, -16.1211° South, depth 96.02 km. Global time and date of event 12/11/17 / 2017-11-12 12:10:30 / November 12, 2017 @ 12:10 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 07:10:30 / 7:10 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Camaná, Arequipa, Yura (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Arequipa (c. 841 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop).
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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 15 km SW of Lluta, Peru.
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