A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Huarichancara in Peru. The temblor was picked up at 22:42:16 / 10:42 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 154.06 km (96 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -70.8292° West, latitude -15.5163° South, depth = 154.06 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/17 / 2017-09-01 03:42:16 / September 1, 2017 @ 3:42 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000adra. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000adra.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Azángaro, Puno, Atuncolla (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Azángaro (c. 13 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Hacienda Huancane (c. 7 800 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 three and in the last 365 days seventeen 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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