A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Juliaca in Peru on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dj7i. Id of event: us7000dj7i. The temblor was reported at 03:21:16 / 3:21 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/03/21 / 2021-03-14 03:21:16 / March 14, 2021 @ 3:21 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 215.05 km (134 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -70.2221° West, latitude -15.5275° South, depth = 215.05 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ilave, Putina, Ayaviri. Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 10 km (6 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Azángaro (c. 13 300 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Putina (c. 8 100 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 one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km WSW of Juliaca, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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