A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Atuncolla in Peru on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008s0d. Id of event: us70008s0d. 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 233.06 km (145 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:38:59 / 4:38 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/04/20 / 2020-04-08 21:38:59 / April 8, 2020 @ 9:38 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -70.2695 West, latitude -15.6471 South, depth = 233.06 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Putina, Ayaviri, Azángaro. Earthquake epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Azángaro (c. 13 300 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km WNW of Atuncolla, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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