A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Rio Grande in Peru. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/02/19 / 2019-02-19 08:32:19 / February 19, 2019 @ 8:32 am. Exact location of event, longitude -75.6209 West, latitude -14.6137 South, depth = 52.37 km. The temblor was detected at 03:32:19 / 3:32 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000jjx5. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jjx5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 52.37 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Ica (c. 246 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Nazca (c. 23 600 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Minas de Marcona (c. 15 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Santiago (c. 10 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Subtanjalla (c. 9 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Los Aquijes (c. 7 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from San Juan Bautista (c. 6 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Minas de Marcona, Nazca, San Juan Bautista (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 46 km WSW of Rio Grande, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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