A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Tarata in Peru on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -69.4975 West, latitude -17.5896 South, depth = 172.08 km. The temblor was detected at 03:57:08 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 172.08 km (107 miles). Unique identifier: us70005vw2. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005vw2. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/10/19 / 2019-10-19 07:57:08 / October 19, 2019 @ 7:57 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tacna (min 5000 pop).
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 twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 58 km ESE of Tarata, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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