A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Acari in Peru on Sunday. Event id: us2000jcpw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jcpw. The epicenter was at a depth of 42.5 km (26 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -74.7681° West, -15.1354° South, depth 42.5 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/02/19 / 2019-02-03 09:18:14 / February 3, 2019 @ 9:18 am. The temblor was reported at 04:18:14 / 4:18 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Nazca (c. 23 600 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Minas de Marcona (c. 15 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Puquio (c. 10 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Palpa (c. 5 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puquio, Palpa, Nazca. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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