A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Tacna in Peru on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 99.31 km (62 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:52:30 / 9:52 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/09/19 / 2019-09-11 14:52:30 / September 11, 2019 @ 2:52 pm. Exact location of event, depth 99.31 km, -70.0175° West, -18.005° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005esi. Id of event: us70005esi.
Event epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Arica (c. 186 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ilabaya, Arica, Tacna (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 24 km E of Tacna, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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