A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Pucallpa in Peru. The epicenter was at a depth of 158.87 km (99 miles). Event id: us20004y62. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004y62. Exact location of event, longitude -74.5647 West, latitude -7.8329 South, depth = 158.87 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/02/16 / 2016-02-05 17:44:46 / February 5, 2016 @ 5:44 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 12:44:46 / 12:44 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Pucallpa (c. 310 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Contamana (c. 13 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Campoverde (c. 8 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Campoverde, Contamana, Pucallpa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 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 was reported nearby. 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.
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