A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Putre in Chile on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us100096yl. Unique identifier: us100096yl. 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 152.2 km (95 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:24:52 / 11:24 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/07/17 / 2017-07-05 15:24:52 / July 5, 2017 @ 3:24 pm. Exact location of event, depth 152.2 km, -69.466° West, -17.847° South.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tacna (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 40 km NNE of Putre, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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