A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Oxapampa in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004dh0. Unique identifier: us10004dh0. Exact location, longitude -75.3519° West, latitude -10.4888° South, depth = 46.92 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 46.92 km (29 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:55:42 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/01/16 / 2016-01-02 00:55:42 / January 2, 2016 @ 12:55 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from San Ramón (c. 14 700 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Oxapampa (c. 12 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Carhuamayo (c. 9 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Villa Rica (c. 7 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Perené (c. 6 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Huasahuasi (c. 5 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Huasahuasi, Carhuamayo, San Ramón (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km NNE of Oxapampa, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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