A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Huancavelica in Peru on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 71.56 km (44 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:48:34 / 8:48 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000dw14. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000dw14. Exact location of event, depth 71.56 km, -75.146° West, -12.9771° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/04/18 / 2018-04-26 13:48:34 / April 26, 2018 @ 1:48 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pampas, Huancavelica. Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Event epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Huancavelica (c. 41 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Pampas (c. 5 500 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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