A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Chuquitira in Peru. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:52:36 / 4:52 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 180.88 km (112 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/06/15 / 2015-06-16 21:52:36 / June 16, 2015 @ 9:52 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.6692 West, latitude -16.9226 South, depth = 180.88 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10002ml1. Ids that are associated to the event: us10002ml1.
Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Juli (c. 7 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Desaguadero (c. 5 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ilave, Juli, Desaguadero (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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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