A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Juliaca in Peru. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:56:57 / 9:56 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 204.06 km (127 miles). Id of earthquake: us600064vh. Event ids that are associated: us600064vh. Exact location of event, longitude -70.3031 West, latitude -15.5137 South, depth = 204.06 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/10/19 / 2019-10-30 14:56:57 / October 30, 2019 @ 2:56 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Putina, Ilave, Ayaviri. Epicenter of the event was 18 km (11 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Azángaro (c. 13 300 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Putina (c. 8 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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