A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Juliaca in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 223.34 km (139 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 223.34 km, -70.1794° West, -15.3926° South. Unique identifier: us2000aisn. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aisn. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:44:27 / 5:44 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 10:44:27 / September 9, 2017 @ 10:44 am.
Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Azángaro (c. 13 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Putina (c. 8 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hacienda Huancane, Putina, Ayaviri (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, 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. Each 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 12 km NNW of Juliaca, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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