A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Chuquitira in Peru. Exact location of earthquake, -69.9783° West, -17.3057° South, depth 162.52 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:04:50 / 8:04 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/10/18 / 2018-10-07 01:04:50 / October 7, 2018 @ 1:04 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 162.52 km (101 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000h8b6. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000h8b6.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tacna, Ilabaya (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 7 km ESE of Chuquitira, Peru.
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