A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Tambo in Peru on Friday. The temblor was reported at 17:04:12 / 5:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 75.15 km, -73.9607° West, -14.8246° South. 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 75.15 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000hvz1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hvz1. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/11/18 / 2018-11-23 22:04:12 / November 23, 2018 @ 10:04 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coracora, Puquio, Tambo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Puquio (c. 10 500 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Coracora (c. 7 400 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Tambo (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby 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 two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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