A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Arequipa in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 87.39 km, -71.496° West, -16.4912° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 87.39 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:17:57 / 6:17 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000hv3c. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hv3c. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/11/18 / 2018-11-14 23:17:57 / November 14, 2018 @ 11:17 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 11 km (7 miles) from Arequipa (c. 841 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Mollendo (c. 29 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Cocachacra (c. 8 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Punta de Bombón (c. 6 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Punta de Bombón, Mollendo, Lluta.
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. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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