A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Ayaviri in Peru on Saturday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:11:15 / 3:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -70.7954 West, latitude -15.0329 South, depth = 16.07 km. Unique identifier: us1000hhx1. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hhx1. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/10/18 / 2018-10-27 08:11:15 / October 27, 2018 @ 8:11 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.07 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Azángaro (c. 13 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Hacienda Huancane (c. 7 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hacienda Huancane, Juliaca, Azángaro (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 27 km SW of Ayaviri, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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