A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Santiago in Peru on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000527g. Id of event: us6000527g. The temblor was detected at 23:39:23 / 11:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 17.25 km, -76.0311° West, -14.883° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/08/19 / 2019-08-08 04:39:23 / August 8, 2019 @ 4:39 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 17.25 km (11 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Juan Bautista, Subtanjalla, Palpa. Event epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Ica (c. 246 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Santiago (c. 10 400 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Subtanjalla (c. 9 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Los Aquijes (c. 7 800 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from San Juan Bautista (c. 6 900 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Palpa (c. 5 900 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. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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