A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Yura in Peru. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 112.96 km (70 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000k9xq. Unique identifier: us2000k9xq. Exact location, longitude -71.8288° West, latitude -16.3874° South, depth = 112.96 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/04/19 / 2019-04-03 21:27:24 / April 3, 2019 @ 9:27 pm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:27:24 / 4:27 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Event epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Arequipa (c. 841 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Mollendo (c. 29 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Cocachacra (c. 8 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Punta de Bombón (c. 6 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camaná, Punta de Bombón, Cocachacra.
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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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