A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Tarata in Peru. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:44:24 / 3:44 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 170.79 km (106 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.6679 West, latitude -17.6151 South, depth = 170.79 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/05/20 / 2020-05-13 08:44:24 / May 13, 2020 @ 8:44 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70009f7v. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009f7v.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ilabaya, Tacna (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 three and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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