A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Palca in Peru on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dj7s. Id of event: us7000dj7s. The temblor was detected at 04:45:55 / 4:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -69.8054° West, -17.6548° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/03/21 / 2021-03-14 04:45:55 / March 14, 2021 @ 4:45 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ilabaya, Tacna (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Event epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 21 km NE of Palca, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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