A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Juli in Peru. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/02/18 / 2018-02-20 07:08:01 / February 20, 2018 @ 7:08 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 177.6 km (110 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -69.696° West, -16.6° South, depth 177.6 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:08:01 / 2:08 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000d57q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000d57q.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puno, Yunguyo, Desaguadero (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Event epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Yunguyo (c. 16 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Juli (c. 7 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Desaguadero (c. 5 300 pop).
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 sixteen 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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