A major earthquake with magnitude 7.1 (ml/mb) was reported 138 km WNW of Iberia, Peru (86 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -70.8169° West, latitude -11.0424° South, depth = 609.48 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:04:06 / 4:04 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 609.48 km (379 miles). Unique identifier: us1000ggj4. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000ggj4. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/08/18 / 2018-08-24 09:04:06 / August 24, 2018 @ 9:04 am.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. Each year there are an estimated 15 major quakes in the world.
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