A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Huayucachi in Peru on Monday. The temblor was reported at 00:37:43 / 12:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -75.243° West, -12.3212° South. Unique identifier: us600056wn. Ids that are associated to the event: us600056wn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/19 / 2019-08-19 05:37:43 / August 19, 2019 @ 5:37 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Acolla, Jauja, Huancavelica. Event epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Huancayo (c. 376 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Huancavelica (c. 41 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Jauja (c. 21 100 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Concepción (c. 11 300 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Chupaca (c. 9 900 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from San Jerónimo (c. 8 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Pilcomay (c. 8 200 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 seven 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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