A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Huanuco in Peru. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 109.04 km (68 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 17:34:57 / 5:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/09/18 / 2018-09-07 22:34:57 / September 7, 2018 @ 10:34 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -76.235° West, -9.7407° South, depth 109.04 km. Event id: us2000hare. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hare.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yanahuanca, Chaupimarca, Yanacancha (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Huánuco (c. 148 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Tingo María (c. 53 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Chaupimarca (c. 28 700 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Yanacancha (c. 23 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Ambo (c. 6 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Yanahuanca (c. 6 000 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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