A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Ilabaya in Peru on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 96.3 km (60 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/01/19 / 2019-01-14 22:48:08 / January 14, 2019 @ 10:48 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.6526 West, latitude -17.6744 South, depth = 96.3 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000is4x. Unique identifier: us1000is4x. The temblor was detected at 17:48:08 / 5:48 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Arica (c. 186 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Moquegua (c. 54 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Ilo (c. 53 500 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Pacocha (c. 7 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Torata (c. 7 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arica, Pacocha, Ilo (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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