A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Ayaviri in Peru. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:16:21 / 3:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -70.7244° West, -15.0265° South, depth 181.44 km. Unique identifier: us2000jfqu. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jfqu. Global time and date of event 09/02/19 / 2019-02-09 20:16:21 / February 9, 2019 @ 8:16 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 181.44 km (113 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Azángaro (c. 13 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Hacienda Huancane (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hacienda Huancane, Juliaca, Azángaro (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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