A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Santa Lucia in Peru. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bhq5. Id of event: us2000bhq5. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 214.67 km (133 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/11/17 / 2017-11-03 13:12:08 / November 3, 2017 @ 1:12 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -70.496° West, -15.6727° South, depth 214.67 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:12:08 / 8:12 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 43 km (27 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Azángaro (c. 13 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Hacienda Huancane (c. 7 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Azángaro, Ayaviri, Puno (min 5000 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 two 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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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 12 km ENE of Santa Lucia, Peru.
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