A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Puno in Peru on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/08/19 / 2019-08-09 22:27:53 / August 9, 2019 @ 10:27 pm. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:27:53 / 5:27 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000536m. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000536m. Exact location of event, longitude -70.2561 West, latitude -16.0494 South, depth = 192.61 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 192.61 km (120 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Juli, Hacienda Huancane, Ilave (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hacienda Huancane (c. 7 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Juli (c. 7 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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