A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Chuquitira in Peru on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -69.6703 West, latitude -16.9546 South, depth = 185.08 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:47:44 / 3:47 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/06/17 / 2017-06-15 08:47:44 / June 15, 2017 @ 8:47 am. Unique identifier: us20009ml6. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009ml6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 185.08 km (115 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Juli (c. 7 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Desaguadero (c. 5 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Juli, Desaguadero.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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