A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Ilo in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -71.4268° West, -18.3442° South, depth 38.55 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.55 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004c4l. Id of event: us10004c4l. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/01/16 / 2016-01-06 02:13:30 / January 6, 2016 @ 2:13 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 21:13:30 / 9:13 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Ilo (c. 53 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Pacocha (c. 7 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pacocha, Ilo.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 78 km S of Ilo, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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