A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Tacna in Peru. Id of earthquake: us2000hbnr. Event ids that are associated: us2000hbnr. 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: 10/09/18 / 2018-09-10 01:52:56 / September 10, 2018 @ 1:52 am. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:52:56 / 8:52 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 131.16 km (81 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -70.1972° West, latitude -17.9089° South, depth = 131.16 km.
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ilabaya, Arica, Tacna (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 13 km (8 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arica (c. 186 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 three and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 11 km NNE of Tacna, Peru.
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