A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Tarata in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 158.9 km (99 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/02/17 / 2017-02-20 03:39:27 / February 20, 2017 @ 3:39 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us20008kuq. Event ids that are associated: us20008kuq. The temblor was reported at 23:39:27 / 11:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.6137 West, latitude -17.6952 South, depth = 158.9 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (48 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tacna (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty 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. 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: 50 km ESE of Tarata, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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