A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Chuquitira in Peru on Tuesday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:20:29 / 3:20 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 189.83 km (118 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.9193 West, latitude -17.1102 South, depth = 189.83 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/11/16 / 2016-11-22 20:20:29 / November 22, 2016 @ 8:20 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10007biz. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007biz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ilabaya (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop).
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. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 23 km NE of Chuquitira, Peru.
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