A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Huanuco in Peru. All ids that are associated to the event: us100047wg. Unique identifier: us100047wg. Exact location of event, depth 13 km, -76.38° West, -9.9° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 14:11:09 / 2:11 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/12/15 / 2015-12-13 19:11:09 / December 13, 2015 @ 7:11 pm.
Event epicenter was 15 km (10 miles) from Huánuco (c. 148 000 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Cerro de Pasco (c. 78 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Tingo María (c. 53 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Chaupimarca (c. 28 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Yanacancha (c. 23 200 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Ambo (c. 6 900 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Oyón (c. 6 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Oyón, Cerro de Pasco, Tingo María (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 nearby.
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