A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Putre in Chile on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -69.3635° West, -18.3611° South. Global time and date of event 25/01/18 / 2018-01-25 11:53:48 / January 25, 2018 @ 11:53 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000cp81. Event ids that are associated: us2000cp81. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:53:48 / 7:53 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tacna, Arica (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Event epicenter was 102 km (63 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Arica (c. 186 000 pop).
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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 27 km SE of Putre, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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