A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Tarata in Peru on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000b4bv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b4bv. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.63 km (5 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:07:14 / 10:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 8.63 km, -69.8541° West, -17.5268° South. Global time and date of event 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 10:07:14 / July 26, 2020 @ 10:07 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ilabaya, Tacna (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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