A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Yura in Peru. Unique identifier: us70001jnb. Ids that are associated to the event: us70001jnb. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.9182 West, latitude -16.4155 South, depth = 116.48 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/04/19 / 2019-04-03 21:27:24 / April 3, 2019 @ 9:27 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:27:24 / 4:27 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 116.48 km (72 miles).
The epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Arequipa (c. 841 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Mollendo (c. 29 000 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cocachacra (c. 8 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Punta de Bombón (c. 6 300 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Camaná, Punta de Bombón, Cocachacra.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 ten 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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