A earthquake magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) strikes 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Huarichancara in Peru on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -70.842° West, latitude -15.3063° South, depth = 3.56 km. Global time and date of event 01/12/16 / 2016-12-01 22:40:25 / December 1, 2016 @ 10:40 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.56 km (2 miles). The temblor was picked up at 17:40:25 / 5:40 pm (local time epicenter). 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: us10007e55. Id of event: us10007e55.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sicuani, Puno, Atuncolla (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 122 km (76 miles) from Sicuani (c. 33 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Azángaro (c. 13 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Hacienda Huancane (c. 7 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 43 km NNE of Huarichancara, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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