A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Ayna in Peru on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/06/18 / 2018-06-14 22:27:47 / June 14, 2018 @ 10:27 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:27:47 / 5:27 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 75.2 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -73.8626 West, latitude -12.6804 South, depth = 75.2 km. Unique identifier: us1000ertu. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000ertu.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ayacucho, Huanta, San Miguel (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Ayacucho (c. 140 000 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Huanta (c. 18 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from San Miguel (c. 8 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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