A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Palca in Peru. The temblor was picked up at 18:27:10 / 6:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.6966 West, latitude -17.9335 South, depth = 142.16 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000diz4. Unique identifier: us6000diz4. The epicenter was at a depth of 142.16 km (88 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/02/21 / 2021-02-19 18:27:10 / February 19, 2021 @ 6:27 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Arica (c. 186 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arica, Tacna (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop), 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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 32 km ESE of Palca, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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