A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Ilo in Peru on Monday. Event id: us2000ixa4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ixa4. Exact location of event, longitude -71.2259 West, latitude -18.2938 South, depth = 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:14:02 / 6:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/12/18 / 2018-12-24 23:14:02 / December 24, 2018 @ 11:14 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Ilo (c. 53 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Pacocha (c. 7 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pacocha, Ilo. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 73 km S of Ilo, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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