A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Lampa in Peru. Global time and date of event 12/01/16 / 2016-01-12 14:09:52 / January 12, 2016 @ 2:09 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -70.5882 West, latitude -15.4399 South, depth = 196.57 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:09:52 / 9:09 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004fdq. Unique identifier: us10004fdq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 196.57 km (122 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Azángaro (c. 13 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Hacienda Huancane (c. 7 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puno, Azángaro, Ayaviri (min 5000 pop). Close 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 one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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