A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Oxapampa in Peru on Thursday. Unique identifier: us200040n3. Ids that are associated to the event: us200040n3. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/10/15 / 2015-10-30 04:45:42 / October 30, 2015 @ 4:45 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 68.86 km (43 miles). The temblor was reported at 23:45:42 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -75.1891 West, latitude -10.0488 South, depth = 68.86 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villa Rica, Oxapampa. The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Oxapampa (c. 12 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Villa Rica (c. 7 400 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 62 km NNE of Oxapampa, Peru.
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