A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Putre in Chile. Id of earthquake: us2000bv2n. Event ids that are associated: us2000bv2n. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 162.09 km (101 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:19:32 / 3:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/11/17 / 2017-11-27 19:19:32 / November 27, 2017 @ 7:19 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -69.3982 West, latitude -17.6084 South, depth = 162.09 km.
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 101 km (63 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tacna.
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 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 67 km NNE of Putre, Chile.
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