A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Tarata in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 123 km, -69.7529° West, -17.7059° South. Id of earthquake: us10003kvp. Event ids that are associated: us10003kvp. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/10/15 / 2015-10-07 05:59:13 / October 7, 2015 @ 5:59 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 123 km (76 miles). The temblor was detected at 02:59:13 / 2:59 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ilabaya, Tacna. Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop).
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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 39 km SE of Tarata, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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