A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Santa Lucia in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.4848 West, latitude -16.1768 South, depth = 51.09 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/05/17 / 2017-05-22 14:27:30 / May 22, 2017 @ 2:27 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 51.09 km (32 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008u52. Id of event: us10008u52. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:27:30 / 9:27 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Hacienda Huancane (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ilave, Juliaca, Atuncolla (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Questions or comments?
How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 54 km SSE of Santa Lucia, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.