A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Chuquitira in Peru on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 137.31 km, -69.9387° West, -17.2781° South. Unique identifier: us1000hhin. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hhin. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:03:22 / 7:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/10/18 / 2018-10-26 12:03:22 / October 26, 2018 @ 12:03 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 137.31 km (85 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Torata (c. 7 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Torata, Tacna, Ilabaya (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 11 km E of Chuquitira, Peru.
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