A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Juli in Peru on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/10/18 / 2018-10-18 21:05:55 / October 18, 2018 @ 9:05 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 212.36 km (132 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000he42. Unique identifier: us1000he42. The temblor was picked up at 16:05:55 / 4:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -69.6431 West, latitude -16.3234 South, depth = 212.36 km.
The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Yunguyo (c. 16 100 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Juli (c. 7 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Desaguadero (c. 5 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Atuncolla, San Pedro, Desaguadero (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 23 km WSW of Juli, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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