A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Ilo in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/03/18 / 2018-03-05 02:54:06 / March 5, 2018 @ 2:54 am. Exact location, longitude -71.4428° West, latitude -18.361° South, depth = 22.23 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.23 km (14 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dc9v. Id of event: us2000dc9v. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:54:06 / 9:54 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Ilo (c. 53 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Pacocha (c. 7 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pacocha, Ilo. Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
Did you feel it?
How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 80 km S of Ilo, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.