A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Urcos in Peru. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:03:43 / 1:03 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 43.2 km (27 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hgvk. Unique identifier: us1000hgvk. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/10/18 / 2018-10-25 06:03:43 / October 25, 2018 @ 6:03 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -71.9039 West, latitude -13.9516 South, depth = 43.2 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sicuani, Urubamba, Calca (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 48 km (30 miles) from Cusco (c. 312 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Sicuani (c. 33 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Calca (c. 9 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Urubamba (c. 7 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Anta (c. 5 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Urcos (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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five 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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