A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Estique in Peru. Exact location of earthquake, -69.8065° West, -17.543° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000dgsc. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dgsc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/03/21 / 2021-03-07 06:49:35 / March 7, 2021 @ 6:49 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:49:35 / 6:49 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ilabaya, Tacna (min 5000 pop).
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 three and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 22 km E of Estique, Peru.
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