A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Tarata in Peru on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:31:15 / 4:31 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000b420. Event ids that are associated: us6000b420. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/07/20 / 2020-07-25 16:31:15 / July 25, 2020 @ 4:31 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -69.8393° West, -17.4794° South, depth 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tacna, Ilabaya (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop).
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 thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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