A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Ayna in Peru. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:10:21 / 6:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.2343 West, latitude -12.1025 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/02/19 / 2019-02-16 23:10:21 / February 16, 2019 @ 11:10 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000jizi. Event ids that are associated: us2000jizi. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Huanta, Mazamari, Pampas. Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Huanta (c. 18 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Mazamari (c. 6 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Pampas (c. 5 500 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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: 69 km NNW of Ayna, Peru.
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