A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Lluta in Peru on Friday. The temblor was detected at 06:33:17 / 6:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -72.1067° West, -15.8123° South, depth 106.8 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/04/18 / 2018-04-06 11:33:17 / April 6, 2018 @ 11:33 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 106.8 km (66 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000dvg8. Event ids that are associated: us2000dvg8.
Event epicenter was 89 km (56 miles) from Arequipa (c. 841 100 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arequipa, Yura, Orcopampa (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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