A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Puno in Peru. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 237.16 km (147 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:13:32 / 11:13 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10008sat. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008sat. Exact location of event, depth 237.16 km, -69.9179° West, -15.8486° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 04:13:32 / May 14, 2017 @ 4:13 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 45 km (28 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Putina (c. 8 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Juli (c. 7 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Putina, Juli, Juliaca. Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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