A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Juli in Peru on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -69.5567 West, latitude -16.6934 South, depth = 194.49 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005e2l. Id of event: us10005e2l. The epicenter was at a depth of 194.49 km (121 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/04/16 / 2016-04-27 10:34:47 / April 27, 2016 @ 10:34 am. The temblor was picked up at 05:34:47 / 5:34 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Yunguyo (c. 16 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Juli (c. 7 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Desaguadero (c. 5 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from San Pedro (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Pedro, Yunguyo, Ilave.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 53 km SSW of Juli, Peru.
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