A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Tabalosos in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/01/16 / 2016-01-25 08:28:10 / January 25, 2016 @ 8:28 am. Exact location of event, depth 52.04 km, -76.6833° West, -6.1546° South. Event id: us10004h0r. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004h0r. The temblor was reported at 03:28:10 / 3:28 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 52.04 km (32 miles).
Event epicenter was 35 km (21 miles) from Moyobamba (c. 44 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Yurimaguas (c. 41 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Rioja (c. 25 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Saposoa (c. 14 900 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Tabalosos (c. 14 700 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Lamas (c. 13 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Soritor (c. 10 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Picota, Saposoa, Chazuta.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 21 km N of Tabalosos, Peru.
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