A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Acari in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/11/18 / 2018-11-04 11:54:14 / November 4, 2018 @ 11:54 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 70.47 km (44 miles). Exact location of event, depth 70.47 km, -74.2506° West, -15.3409° South. Unique identifier: us2000i6q7. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000i6q7. The temblor was picked up at 06:54:14 / 6:54 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Minas de Marcona, Nazca, Puquio (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from Nazca (c. 23 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Minas de Marcona (c. 15 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Puquio (c. 10 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Coracora (c. 7 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Tambo (c. 5 000 pop). 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 twenty-one 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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