A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Santiago in Peru on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 26/12/18 / 2018-12-26 21:34:28 / December 26, 2018 @ 9:34 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 35.76 km (22 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:34:28 / 4:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -76.0538 West, latitude -14.5509 South, depth = 35.76 km. Id of earthquake: us2000j3t1. Event ids that are associated: us2000j3t1.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Ica (c. 246 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Santiago (c. 10 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Subtanjalla (c. 9 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Los Aquijes (c. 7 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Juan Bautista (c. 6 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Juan Bautista, Subtanjalla, Ica.
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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.
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