A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 58 km E of Tarata, Peru (36 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -69.4783° West, -17.4743° South, depth 167.38 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:17:10 / 9:17 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 167.38 km (104 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000appj. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000appj. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/09/17 / 2017-09-18 01:17:10 / September 18, 2017 @ 1:17 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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