A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Lluta in Peru. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 114.14 km (71 miles). Exact location, longitude -71.8693° West, latitude -15.8982° South, depth = 114.14 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/01/19 / 2019-01-13 16:53:12 / January 13, 2019 @ 4:53 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:53:12 / 11:53 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000j3jc. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j3jc.
Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Arequipa (c. 841 100 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Orcopampa, Arequipa, Yura (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
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 two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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