A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Lluta in Peru. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:02:55 / 12:02 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700058cb. Id of event: us700058cb. Exact location, longitude -72.3921° West, latitude -16.0458° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/08/19 / 2019-08-14 05:02:55 / August 14, 2019 @ 5:02 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Orcopampa, Yura, Camaná (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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