A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Tocache Nuevo in Peru on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 10:30:14 / 10:30 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 129.81 km (81 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/10/18 / 2018-10-16 15:30:14 / October 16, 2018 @ 3:30 pm. Event id: us1000hcy0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hcy0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -76.6335° West, latitude -8.112° South, depth = 129.81 km.
Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 15 km (9 miles) from Tocache (c. 29 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Uchiza (c. 17 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Huicungo (c. 6 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Huicungo, Uchiza, Tocache.
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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 15 km WNW of Tocache Nuevo, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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