A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Acari in Peru on Monday. Event id: us2000cqw6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cqw6. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 43.78 km (27 miles). The temblor was detected at 06:25:16 / 6:25 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/01/18 / 2018-01-29 11:25:16 / January 29, 2018 @ 11:25 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -74.3851° West, -15.7686° South, depth 43.78 km.
Epicenter of the event was 99 km (62 miles) from Minas de Marcona (c. 15 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Minas de Marcona. Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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