A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Tarata in Peru on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 10:57:25 / July 26, 2020 @ 10:57 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 10:57:25 / 10:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -69.7816° West, latitude -17.5082° South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b6tu. Id of event: us6000b6tu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ilabaya, Tacna (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 26 km E of Tarata, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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