A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Juli in Peru. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/04/16 / 2016-04-03 05:41:42 / April 3, 2016 @ 5:41 am. Exact location of event, depth 158.27 km, -69.5382° West, -16.6615° South. Id of earthquake: us20005e8e. Event ids that are associated: us20005e8e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 158.27 km (98 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:41:42 / 12:41 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Yunguyo (c. 16 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Juli (c. 7 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Desaguadero (c. 5 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from San Pedro (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pedro, Yunguyo, Ilave (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop), 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 two and in the last 365 days sixteen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 50 km S of Juli, Peru.
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