A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Tacna in Peru. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/11/18 / 2018-11-02 14:06:53 / November 2, 2018 @ 2:06 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 101.65 km (63 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000i5we. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i5we. The temblor was picked up at 09:06:53 / 9:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.0731 West, latitude -18.2241 South, depth = 101.65 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arica, Tacna. The epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Arica (c. 186 000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop), 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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 30 km SE of Tacna, Peru.
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