A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Jauja in Peru on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 12:03:19 / 12:03 pm (local time epicenter). 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 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jh90. Id of event: us2000jh90. Global time and date of event 13/02/19 / 2019-02-13 17:03:19 / February 13, 2019 @ 5:03 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -75.5081° West, -11.7671° South.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pampas, Perené, Junín. Earthquake epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Huancayo (c. 376 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Tarma (c. 51 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from La Oroya (c. 33 300 pop), 2 km (1 miles) from Jauja (c. 21 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Junín (c. 15 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from San Ramón (c. 14 700 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Concepción (c. 11 300 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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