A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Ilave in Peru. Event id: us10003mdx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003mdx. The temblor was picked up at 23:09:35 / 11:09 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/10/15 / 2015-10-09 04:09:35 / October 9, 2015 @ 4:09 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 213.16 km (132 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -69.7916° West, latitude -16.0129° South, depth = 213.16 km.
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yunguyo, Putina, Juliaca (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Yunguyo (c. 16 100 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Putina (c. 8 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Juli (c. 7 300 pop).
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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