A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Palpa in Peru on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 27/10/19 / 2019-10-27 06:45:21 / October 27, 2019 @ 6:45 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us600063i3. Ids that are associated to the event: us600063i3. The epicenter was at a depth of 118.09 km (73 miles). Exact location of event, depth 118.09 km, -74.7733° West, -14.3142° South. The temblor was picked up at 01:45:21 / 1:45 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puquio, Nazca, Palpa. Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from Nazca (c. 23 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Puquio (c. 10 500 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Palpa (c. 5 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
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 eight 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.
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