A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Desaguadero in Peru on Sunday. Global time and date of event 31/05/20 / 2020-05-31 01:42:42 / May 31, 2020 @ 1:42 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -69.5589° West, latitude -16.8275° South, depth = 198.32 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:42:42 / 1:42 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 198.32 km (123 miles). Event id: us6000a6l3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a6l3.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Yunguyo (c. 16 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Juli (c. 7 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Desaguadero (c. 5 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ilave, Yunguyo, Juli (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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