A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Lampa in Peru. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/11/17 / 2017-11-21 22:44:42 / November 21, 2017 @ 10:44 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -70.3387 West, latitude -15.437 South, depth = 222.05 km. The temblor was reported at 17:44:42 / 5:44 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 222.05 km (138 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000bjdg. Id of event: us1000bjdg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Azángaro (c. 13 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hacienda Huancane (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hacienda Huancane, Ayaviri, Azángaro (min 5000 pop). 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. 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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