A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Chuquitira in Peru. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000at3u. Unique identifier: us1000at3u. The temblor was reported at 16:54:48 / 4:54 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 214.58 km (133 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/10/17 / 2017-10-16 21:54:48 / October 16, 2017 @ 9:54 pm. Exact location, longitude -69.6451° West, latitude -16.8375° South, depth = 214.58 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Yunguyo (c. 16 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Juli (c. 7 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Desaguadero (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yunguyo, Ilave, Juli. Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 65 km NE of Chuquitira, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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