A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Desaguadero in Peru. Global time and date of event 08/06/18 / 2018-06-08 06:51:36 / June 8, 2018 @ 6:51 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 216 km (134 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.2323 West, latitude -16.5311 South, depth = 216 km. The temblor was reported at 01:51:36 / 1:51 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000el01. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000el01.
Country/countries that might be effected, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Achacachi, Ilave, San Pedro (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Yunguyo (c. 16 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Achacachi (c. 8 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Juli (c. 7 300 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Desaguadero (c. 5 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from San Pedro (c. 5 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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