A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from San Antonio in Peru. The temblor was picked up at 15:20:18 / 3:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.8175 West, latitude -17.3434 South, depth = 119.81 km. Event id: us6000dfw2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dfw2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 119.81 km (74 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/02/21 / 2021-02-01 15:20:18 / February 1, 2021 @ 3:20 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ilo, Pacocha, Ilabaya. Epicenter of the earthquake was 20 km (13 miles) from Moquegua (c. 54 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ilo (c. 53 500 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Pacocha (c. 7 600 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Torata (c. 7 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 18 km SE of San Antonio, Peru.
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