A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Tarata in Peru on Sunday. Unique identifier: us6000b4cj. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b4cj. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 11:06:24 / July 26, 2020 @ 11:06 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 11:06:24 / 11:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -69.8853° West, -17.4642° South, depth 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tacna, Ilabaya (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-eight 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 quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 15 km E of Tarata, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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