A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Juli in Peru. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 221.8 km (138 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 00:00:13 / 12:00 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/05/16 / 2016-05-14 05:00:13 / May 14, 2016 @ 5:00 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -69.5611 West, latitude -16.1899 South, depth = 221.8 km. Event id: us10005hd2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005hd2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 62 km (39 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Yunguyo (c. 16 100 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Putina (c. 8 100 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Juli (c. 7 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Atuncolla, Putina, San Pedro (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 12 km WNW of Juli, Peru.
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