A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 24 kilometers (15 miles) from San Ramon in Peru on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/02/19 / 2019-02-19 06:11:42 / February 19, 2019 @ 6:11 am. Id of earthquake: us2000jjw0. Event ids that are associated: us2000jjw0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 115.52 km (72 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:11:42 / 1:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -75.5607° West, latitude -11.0484° South, depth = 115.52 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Morococha, Cerro de Pasco, Tinyahuarco. Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Cerro de Pasco (c. 78 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Tarma (c. 51 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from La Oroya (c. 33 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Jauja (c. 21 100 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Junín (c. 15 300 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from San Ramón (c. 14 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Oxapampa (c. 12 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 have been detected nearby.
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