A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Desaguadero in Peru. Global time and date of event 20/03/17 / 2017-03-20 21:02:54 / March 20, 2017 @ 9:02 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:02:54 / 4:02 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008te5. Unique identifier: us20008te5. Exact location of earthquake, -69.4912° West, -16.9203° South, depth 188.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 188.7 km (117 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (54 miles) from Yunguyo (c. 16 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Juli (c. 7 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Desaguadero (c. 5 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yunguyo, Juli, Desaguadero (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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