A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Orcopampa in Peru. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/04/18 / 2018-04-08 20:34:55 / April 8, 2018 @ 8:34 pm. Unique identifier: us2000dwl9. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dwl9. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 98.47 km (61 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 15:34:55 / 3:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -72.0425° West, -15.3278° South, depth 98.47 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lluta, Orcopampa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 32 km ESE of Orcopampa, Peru.
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