A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Atuncolla in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009b4i. Id of event: us70009b4i. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 247.48 km (154 miles). Global time and date of event 01/05/20 / 2020-05-01 11:45:31 / May 1, 2020 @ 11:45 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.1739 West, latitude -15.6248 South, depth = 247.48 km. The temblor was reported at 11:45:31 / 11:45 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Putina, Azángaro, Hacienda Huancane. Earthquake epicenter was 15 km (9 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Azángaro (c. 13 300 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Putina (c. 8 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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: 6 km NNW of Atuncolla, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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