A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Torata in Peru on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.58 West, latitude -16.81 South, depth = 13 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10003jn2. Unique identifier: us10003jn2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/09/15 / 2015-09-28 02:31:50 / September 28, 2015 @ 2:31 am. The temblor was picked up at 21:31:50 / 9:31 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ilabaya, Moquegua, Torata. Epicenter of the event was 57 km (36 miles) from Moquegua (c. 54 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Torata (c. 7 100 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 one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km NE of Torata, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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