A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Ilabaya in Peru. Exact location, longitude -70.7435° West, latitude -17.4117° South, depth = 52.95 km. 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 52.95 km (33 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:47:29 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/18 / 2018-02-04 21:47:29 / February 4, 2018 @ 9:47 pm. Unique identifier: us1000cft6. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000cft6.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tacna, Ilo, Pacocha. Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Moquegua (c. 54 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ilo (c. 53 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Pacocha (c. 7 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Torata (c. 7 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 24 km W of Ilabaya, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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