A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Chuquitira in Peru on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 141.05 km, -70.0296° West, -17.3559° South. 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 141.05 km (88 miles). Id of earthquake: us700062im. Event ids that are associated: us700062im. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/11/19 / 2019-11-03 10:33:38 / November 3, 2019 @ 10:33 am. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:33:38 / 5:33 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Torata, Tacna, Ilabaya (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Torata (c. 7 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 7 km SSE of Chuquitira, Peru.
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