A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Lampa in Peru on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 235.39 km (146 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.3424 West, latitude -15.2426 South, depth = 235.39 km. Id of earthquake: us700056xd. Event ids that are associated: us700056xd. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/08/19 / 2019-08-22 05:39:59 / August 22, 2019 @ 5:39 am. The temblor was picked up at 00:39:59 / 12:39 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hacienda Huancane, Puno, Atuncolla (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 36 km (23 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Azángaro (c. 13 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Hacienda Huancane (c. 7 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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