A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Santa Lucia in Peru. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/10/17 / 2017-10-17 13:39:03 / October 17, 2017 @ 1:39 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -70.7168° West, -15.709° South, depth 209.98 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:39:03 / 8:39 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 209.98 km (130 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000at9a. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000at9a.
Epicenter of the event was 67 km (41 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Hacienda Huancane (c. 7 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ayaviri, Puno, Juliaca. Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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