A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Mosoc Cancha in Peru on Saturday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:55:45 / 12:55 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70003u6r. Event ids that are associated: us70003u6r. Global time and date of event 01/06/19 / 2019-06-01 17:55:45 / June 1, 2019 @ 5:55 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 51.57 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 51.57 km, -71.0696° West, -14.3877° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 21 km (13 miles) from Sicuani (c. 33 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Macusani (c. 6 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Macusani, Ayaviri, Sicuani. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
Every 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 three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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