A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Tarata in Peru. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.28 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 23.28 km, -69.7179° West, -17.5836° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 11:28:49 / July 26, 2020 @ 11:28 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:28:49 / 11:28 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b4cp. Id of event: us6000b4cp.
Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ilabaya, Tacna.
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 five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
Did you feel the quake?
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: 35 km ESE of Tarata, Peru.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.