A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Ayaviri in Peru on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -70.7828° West, -14.7257° South, depth 195.43 km. Unique identifier: us2000658y. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000658y. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/06/16 / 2016-06-18 15:06:58 / June 18, 2016 @ 3:06 pm. 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 195.43 km (121 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:06:58 / 10:06 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Macusani, Sicuani, Azángaro (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (43 miles) from Sicuani (c. 33 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Azángaro (c. 13 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Macusani (c. 6 000 pop).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 27 km NW of Ayaviri, Peru.
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