A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Ccolo in Peru. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.3943 West, latitude -15.4895 South, depth = 165.2 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/01/18 / 2018-01-12 15:03:34 / January 12, 2018 @ 3:03 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 165.2 km (103 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000civm. Id of event: us2000civm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:03:34 / 10:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Hacienda Huancane (c. 7 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yura, Lluta, Hacienda Huancane (min 5000 pop).
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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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