A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Taquile in Peru on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.7484 West, latitude -15.6936 South, depth = 238.58 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/02/19 / 2019-02-07 17:24:46 / February 7, 2019 @ 5:24 pm. 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: us2000jnct. Unique identifier: us2000jnct. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 238.58 km (148 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 12:24:46 / 12:24 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Yunguyo (c. 16 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Putina (c. 8 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yunguyo, Juli, Juliaca.
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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