A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Ilave in Peru. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 226.84 km (141 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us700033mf. Unique identifier: us700033mf. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/04/19 / 2019-04-10 13:08:09 / April 10, 2019 @ 1:08 pm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:08:09 / 8:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -69.59° West, latitude -16.077° South, depth = 226.84 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Yunguyo (c. 16 100 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Achacachi (c. 8 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Putina (c. 8 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Achacachi, Juliaca, San Pedro (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 8 km E of Ilave, Peru.
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