A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Contamana in Peru. Exact location of event, longitude -74.3748 West, latitude -7.0789 South, depth = 169.73 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 169.73 km (105 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:55:21 / 7:55 am (local time epicenter). 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: us1000dsn8. Id of event: us1000dsn8. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/04/18 / 2018-04-26 12:55:21 / April 26, 2018 @ 12:55 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Contamana (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Contamana (c. 13 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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