A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Minas de Marcona in Peru. The temblor was detected at 04:36:43 / 4:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -75.7457 West, latitude -15.0496 South, depth = 17.64 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/05/19 / 2019-05-30 09:36:43 / May 30, 2019 @ 9:36 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.64 km (11 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70003t36. Event ids that are associated: us70003t36.
The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Nazca (c. 23 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Minas de Marcona (c. 15 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Palpa (c. 5 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nazca, Palpa, Minas de Marcona (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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