A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Orcopampa in Peru on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/07/18 / 2018-07-22 16:27:41 / July 22, 2018 @ 4:27 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -72.0332 West, latitude -15.5656 South, depth = 104.92 km. Unique identifier: us2000geks. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000geks. The temblor was picked up at 11:27:41 / 11:27 am (local time epicenter). 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 104.92 km (65 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yura, Lluta, Orcopampa (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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