A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Santa Lucia in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200064vm. Id of event: us200064vm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:32:24 / 1:32 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 223.25 km (139 miles). Global time and date of event 16/06/16 / 2016-06-16 18:32:24 / June 16, 2016 @ 6:32 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 223.25 km, -70.3924° West, -15.6193° South.
Earthquake epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Azángaro (c. 13 300 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Hacienda Huancane (c. 7 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ilave, Ayaviri, Azángaro. Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
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 three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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