A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Ilo in Peru on Friday. Global time and date of event 14/12/18 / 2018-12-14 08:40:07 / December 14, 2018 @ 8:40 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 03:40:07 / 3:40 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 33.34 km (21 miles). Event id: us2000ivbw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ivbw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -71.44 West, latitude -18.4517 South, depth = 33.34 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ilo. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (57 miles) from Ilo (c. 53 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 90 km S of Ilo, Peru.
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