A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Chuquitira in Peru. Exact location of event, longitude -69.5755 West, latitude -16.9379 South, depth = 174.28 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 174.28 km (108 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/02/17 / 2017-02-15 13:44:42 / February 15, 2017 @ 1:44 pm. The temblor was reported at 08:44:42 / 8:44 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008jz4. Unique identifier: us20008jz4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yunguyo, Juli, Desaguadero (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Yunguyo (c. 16 100 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Juli (c. 7 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Desaguadero (c. 5 300 pop).
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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