A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Lluta in Peru. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 67.42 km (42 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:38:46 / 4:38 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/04/20 / 2020-04-13 21:38:46 / April 13, 2020 @ 9:38 pm. Exact location, longitude -71.8461° West, latitude -15.8021° South, depth = 67.42 km. Event id: us700090hq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700090hq.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Orcopampa, Arequipa, Yura (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Arequipa (c. 841 100 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 29 km NE of Lluta, Peru.
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