A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Calana in Peru on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:55:18 / 2:55 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 126.5 km (79 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/12/20 / 2020-12-08 02:55:18 / December 8, 2020 @ 2:55 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -70.0001° West, -18.0791° South, depth 126.5 km. Id of earthquake: us7000cp15. Event ids that are associated: us7000cp15.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 28 km (17 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Arica (c. 186 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ilabaya, Arica, Tacna (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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