A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from El Algarrobal in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000d32h. Event ids that are associated: us6000d32h. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 70.19 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -71.3203° West, latitude -17.5041° South, depth = 70.19 km. The temblor was reported at 23:52:12 / 11:52 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/12/20 / 2020-12-25 23:52:12 / December 25, 2020 @ 11:52 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 53 km (33 miles) from Moquegua (c. 54 500 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Ilo (c. 53 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Mollendo (c. 29 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Cocachacra (c. 8 800 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Pacocha (c. 7 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Torata (c. 7 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mollendo, Ilabaya, Torata. Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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