A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Tarata in Peru on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -69.8283° West, latitude -17.5329° South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 13:14:25 / July 26, 2020 @ 1:14 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 13:14:25 / 1:14 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000b4e2. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b4e2.
Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ilabaya, Tacna (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. 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: 22 km ESE of Tarata, Peru.
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