A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Ilo in Peru. The temblor was picked up at 09:46:08 / 9:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.2565 West, latitude -17.7389 South, depth = 61.92 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 61.92 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000hk6q. Event ids that are associated: us2000hk6q. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/09/18 / 2018-09-26 14:46:08 / September 26, 2018 @ 2:46 pm.
Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cocachacra, Ilabaya, Torata. The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Moquegua (c. 54 500 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Ilo (c. 53 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Cocachacra (c. 8 800 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Pacocha (c. 7 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Torata (c. 7 100 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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