A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Campoverde in Peru. The temblor was detected at 01:20:22 / 1:20 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004yaj. Id of event: us20004yaj. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 149.63 km (93 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/02/16 / 2016-02-06 06:20:22 / February 6, 2016 @ 6:20 am. Exact location of earthquake, -74.497° West, -8.9421° South, depth 149.63 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Pucallpa (c. 310 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Campoverde (c. 8 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pucallpa, Campoverde (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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. 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: 61 km SSE of Campoverde, Peru.
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