A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Acari in Peru on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.9688 West, latitude -15.939 South, depth = 51.2 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 51.2 km (32 miles). The temblor was reported at 13:11:42 / 1:11 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000cfqt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000cfqt. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/18 / 2018-02-04 18:11:42 / February 4, 2018 @ 6:11 pm.
Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Minas de Marcona (c. 15 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Minas de Marcona (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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