A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Abancay in Peru on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/04/18 / 2018-04-08 14:24:58 / April 8, 2018 @ 2:24 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 72.46 km (45 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dwft. Id of event: us2000dwft. The temblor was detected at 09:24:58 / 9:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -72.817° West, latitude -14.0237° South, depth = 72.46 km.
The epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Abancay (c. 55 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Andahuaylas (c. 17 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Talavera (c. 7 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Anta (c. 5 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from San Jerónimo (c. 5 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Anta, Talavera, Andahuaylas. Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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