A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Santiago in Peru. Event id: us7000d0rb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d0rb. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/01/21 / 2021-01-17 01:05:09 / January 17, 2021 @ 1:05 am. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:05:09 / 1:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -76.1801° West, latitude -14.792° South, depth = 35 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santiago. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Santiago (c. 10 400 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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