A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Atuncolla in Peru on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us10007tvx. Event ids that are associated: us10007tvx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/01/17 / 2017-01-18 08:03:25 / January 18, 2017 @ 8:03 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 236.59 km (147 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:03:25 / 3:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -70.2488° West, latitude -15.5999° South, depth = 236.59 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Putina, Ayaviri, Ilave. Event epicenter was 17 km (10 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Azángaro (c. 13 300 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. 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: 14 km NW of Atuncolla, Peru.
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