A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Coracora in Peru on Monday. The temblor was reported at 18:55:51 / 6:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 106.99 km, -73.1525° West, -15.5941° South. Id of earthquake: us2000j9wp. Event ids that are associated: us2000j9wp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 106.99 km (66 miles). Global time and date of event 28/01/19 / 2019-01-28 23:55:51 / January 28, 2019 @ 11:55 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Orcopampa, Coracora (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Coracora (c. 7 400 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 eleven 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 91 km SE of Coracora, Peru.
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