A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Ccolo in Peru. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 143.84 km (89 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j8wl. Id of event: us2000j8wl. The temblor was detected at 12:40:55 / 12:40 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/01/19 / 2019-01-25 17:40:55 / January 25, 2019 @ 5:40 pm. Exact location, longitude -71.674° West, latitude -15.2616° South, depth = 143.84 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lluta, Orcopampa. Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 33 km NW of Ccolo, Peru.
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