A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Lluta in Peru. The temblor was reported at 18:42:19 / 6:42 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.55 km (8 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/05/19 / 2019-05-26 23:42:19 / May 26, 2019 @ 11:42 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -72.1059° West, -16.0473° South, depth 12.55 km. Event id: us70003v9y. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003v9y.
The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Arequipa (c. 841 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 51 km (32 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). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Camaná, Orcopampa, Arequipa.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nineteen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 10 km WSW of Lluta, Peru.
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