A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Pacocha in Peru. Exact location of earthquake, -71.2684° West, -17.3368° South, depth 77.94 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/04/18 / 2018-04-13 15:11:56 / April 13, 2018 @ 3:11 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:11:56 / 10:11 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000dzqv. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dzqv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 77.94 km (48 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mollendo, Ilabaya, Cocachacra. The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Moquegua (c. 54 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Ilo (c. 53 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Mollendo (c. 29 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Cocachacra (c. 8 800 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Pacocha (c. 7 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 28 km NNE of Pacocha, Peru.
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