A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Orcopampa in Peru on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/04/20 / 2020-04-17 08:15:45 / April 17, 2020 @ 8:15 am. The temblor was reported at 03:15:45 / 3:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.1389 West, latitude -15.4572 South, depth = 111.63 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 111.63 km (69 miles). Id of earthquake: us70008yae. Event ids that are associated: us70008yae.
The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lluta, Orcopampa (min 5000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 30 km SE of Orcopampa, Peru.
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