A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Ilabaya in Peru on Sunday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:11:16 / 11:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -70.6837° West, -17.5359° South, depth 120.41 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 120.41 km (75 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/06/19 / 2019-06-02 16:11:16 / June 2, 2019 @ 4:11 pm. Event id: us70003ufu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003ufu.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ilo, Tacna, Pacocha. Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Moquegua (c. 54 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Ilo (c. 53 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Pacocha (c. 7 600 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Torata (c. 7 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
Each 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. 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 22 km SW of Ilabaya, Peru.
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