A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Yura in Peru. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009afq. Id of event: us70009afq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -71.8499° West, -16.2065° South, depth 293.51 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:38:35 / 11:38 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 293.51 km (182 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/04/20 / 2020-04-29 04:38:35 / April 29, 2020 @ 4:38 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mollendo, Arequipa, Lluta. Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Arequipa (c. 841 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Mollendo (c. 29 000 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 18 km WNW of Yura, Peru.
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