A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Santa Lucia in Peru. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 189.78 km (118 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 02:37:03 / 2:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -70.7037 West, latitude -15.4646 South, depth = 189.78 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/09/15 / 2015-09-05 07:37:03 / September 5, 2015 @ 7:37 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20003glv. Unique identifier: us20003glv.
Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puno, Azángaro, Ayaviri (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Azángaro (c. 13 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Hacienda Huancane (c. 7 800 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 28 km NNW of Santa Lucia, Peru.
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