A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Lluta in Peru on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -72.0341 West, latitude -16.0206 South, depth = 39.85 km. Event id: us70003nx8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003nx8. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:55:35 / 7:55 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 39.85 km (25 miles). Global time and date of event 21/05/19 / 2019-05-21 12:55:35 / May 21, 2019 @ 12:55 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Orcopampa, Arequipa, Yura (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Arequipa (c. 841 100 pop), 2 km (1 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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