A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Santo Tomas in Peru. Unique identifier: us2000j7ng. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j7ng. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -71.8936° West, -14.7219° South, depth 76.72 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/01/19 / 2019-01-23 06:39:18 / January 23, 2019 @ 6:39 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 76.72 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:39:18 / 1:39 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sicuani, Orcopampa (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Sicuani (c. 33 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 36 km SSE of Santo Tomas, Peru.
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