A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Locumba in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 105.44 km (66 miles). Exact location, longitude -70.9416° West, latitude -17.571° South, depth = 105.44 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:09:41 / 6:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/10/20 / 2020-10-26 06:09:41 / October 26, 2020 @ 6:09 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c818. Id of event: us7000c818.
Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tacna, Torata, Ilabaya (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Moquegua (c. 54 500 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Ilo (c. 53 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Pacocha (c. 7 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Torata (c. 7 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 19 km WNW of Locumba, Peru.
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