A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Chuquitira in Peru. Event id: us100035ri. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100035ri. Exact location of earthquake, -69.6501° West, -16.8569° South, depth 182.06 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/08/15 / 2015-08-28 16:27:02 / August 28, 2015 @ 4:27 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:27:02 / 11:27 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 182.06 km (113 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yunguyo, Ilave, Juli. Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (56 miles) from Yunguyo (c. 16 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Juli (c. 7 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Desaguadero (c. 5 300 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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