A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Hacienda Huancane in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 42.32 km, -70.4968° West, -16.2789° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/06/17 / 2017-06-06 14:20:12 / June 6, 2017 @ 2:20 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:20:12 / 9:20 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20009kx7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009kx7. The epicenter was at a depth of 42.32 km (26 miles).
Event epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Hacienda Huancane (c. 7 800 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ilave, Atuncolla, Puno (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 65 km SE of Hacienda Huancane, Peru.
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