A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Tacna 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 96.63 km (60 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000c4ue. Unique identifier: us2000c4ue. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:14:09 / 9:14 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/12/17 / 2017-12-15 14:14:09 / December 15, 2017 @ 2:14 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -70.161 West, latitude -18.0379 South, depth = 96.63 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ilabaya, Arica, Tacna (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 10 km (6 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Arica (c. 186 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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