A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Mosoc Cancha in Peru on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.12 km (27 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/19 / 2019-05-16 23:49:29 / May 16, 2019 @ 11:49 pm. Exact location, longitude -70.898° West, latitude -14.3935° South, depth = 44.12 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:49:29 / 6:49 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70003mc5. Unique identifier: us70003mc5.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Azángaro, Ayaviri, Macusani (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Event epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Sicuani (c. 33 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Azángaro (c. 13 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Macusani (c. 6 000 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km ESE of Mosoc Cancha, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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