A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 112 km ESE of Yurimaguas, Peru (70 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:28:42 / 8:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -75.1104 West, latitude -6.1995 South, depth = 49.45 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/01/16 / 2016-01-18 01:28:42 / January 18, 2016 @ 1:28 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 49.45 km (31 miles). Unique identifier: us10004f9t. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004f9t.
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 two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 112 km ESE of Yurimaguas, Peru.
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