A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Acari in Peru. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 78.9 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/03/19 / 2019-03-21 10:12:46 / March 21, 2019 @ 10:12 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000jjpj. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jjpj. Exact location of event, longitude -74.3053 West, latitude -15.4522 South, depth = 78.9 km. The temblor was reported at 05:12:46 / 5:12 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Minas de Marcona (c. 15 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Puquio (c. 10 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Coracora (c. 7 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Tambo (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Minas de Marcona, Puquio, Tambo. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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