A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Ilabaya in Peru on Saturday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:49:00 / 7:49 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/11/16 / 2016-11-20 00:49:00 / November 20, 2016 @ 12:49 am. Exact location of event, longitude -70.4946 West, latitude -17.6203 South, depth = 107.45 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 107.45 km (67 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007aqh. Id of event: us10007aqh.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ilo, Pacocha, Torata (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Event epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Moquegua (c. 54 500 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Ilo (c. 53 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Pacocha (c. 7 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Torata (c. 7 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 22 km S of Ilabaya, Peru.
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