A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Juliaca in Peru. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/09/18 / 2018-09-13 12:03:20 / September 13, 2018 @ 12:03 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 219.12 km (136 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.1889 West, latitude -15.579 South, depth = 219.12 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:03:20 / 7:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hdyf. Id of event: us2000hdyf.
The epicenter was 11 km (7 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Azángaro (c. 13 300 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Putina (c. 8 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ayaviri, Putina, Hacienda Huancane (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km SW of Juliaca, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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