A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Huicungo in Peru. Exact location of earthquake, -76.2601° West, -7.5972° South, depth 107.03 km. Id of earthquake: us1000d2yu. Event ids that are associated: us1000d2yu. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:30:27 / 8:30 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 107.03 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/03/18 / 2018-03-11 01:30:27 / March 11, 2018 @ 1:30 am.
Event epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Juanjuí (c. 37 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Tocache (c. 29 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Bellavista (c. 15 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Huicungo (c. 6 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Picota (c. 6 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Picota, Tocache, Bellavista (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 68 km ESE of Huicungo, Peru.
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