A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Oxapampa in Peru. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.67 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/08/15 / 2015-08-29 06:53:07 / August 29, 2015 @ 6:53 am. Exact location of event, depth 9.67 km, -75.43° West, -10.4931° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us100035yk. Ids that are associated to the event: us100035yk. The temblor was detected at 01:53:07 / 1:53 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Cerro de Pasco (c. 78 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from San Ramón (c. 14 700 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Oxapampa (c. 12 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Carhuamayo (c. 9 100 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Villa Rica (c. 7 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Ambo (c. 6 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ambo, Cerro de Pasco, Huasahuasi (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 one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 9 km NNW of Oxapampa, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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