A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Pucallpa in Peru on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.3298 West, latitude -8.1159 South, depth = 170.69 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 170.69 km (106 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004beq. Id of event: us10004beq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:25:22 / 9:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/01/16 / 2016-01-05 02:25:22 / January 5, 2016 @ 2:25 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (24 miles) from Pucallpa (c. 310 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Campoverde (c. 8 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Campoverde, Pucallpa.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 38 km NE of Pucallpa, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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