A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Mollendo in Peru on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 95.39 km (59 miles). Unique identifier: us2000e0ix. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000e0ix. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -72.0626 West, latitude -16.8866 South, depth = 95.39 km. Global time and date of event 15/04/18 / 2018-04-15 07:35:33 / April 15, 2018 @ 7:35 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 02:35:33 / 2:35 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yura, Arequipa, Camaná (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Arequipa (c. 841 100 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Mollendo (c. 29 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop), 39 km (25 miles) from Cocachacra (c. 8 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Punta de Bombón (c. 6 300 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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