A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Tarata in Peru. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bqti. Unique identifier: us2000bqti. The temblor was detected at 18:39:56 / 6:39 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 155.96 km (97 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -69.8877 West, latitude -17.6051 South, depth = 155.96 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/11/17 / 2017-11-17 23:39:56 / November 17, 2017 @ 11:39 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ilabaya, Tacna (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 21 km SE of Tarata, Peru.
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