A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Juliaca in Peru. The temblor was detected at 12:41:38 / 12:41 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 224.06 km (139 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20008mqp. Event ids that are associated: us20008mqp. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/02/17 / 2017-02-27 17:41:38 / February 27, 2017 @ 5:41 pm. Exact location, longitude -70.2514° West, latitude -15.5084° South, depth = 224.06 km.
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 13 km (8 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Azángaro (c. 13 300 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ilave, Putina, Ayaviri.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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