A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Taquile in Peru on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us20005zhu. Event ids that are associated: us20005zhu. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 252.34 km (157 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 01/06/16 / 2016-06-01 00:51:11 / June 1, 2016 @ 12:51 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 19:51:11 / 7:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -69.5436 West, latitude -15.856 South, depth = 252.34 km.
Epicenter of the event was 75 km (46 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Yunguyo (c. 16 100 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Achacachi (c. 8 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Achacachi, San Pedro, Juliaca.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
Did you feel the quake?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 17 km ESE of Taquile, Peru.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.