A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Jepelacio in Peru on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -76.7397° West, latitude -6.1375° South, depth = 54.8 km. Id of earthquake: us200050k4. Event ids that are associated: us200050k4. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/02/16 / 2016-02-11 22:25:35 / February 11, 2016 @ 10:25 pm. The temblor was reported at 17:25:35 / 5:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.8 km (34 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Event epicenter was 28 km (17 miles) from Moyobamba (c. 44 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Yurimaguas (c. 41 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Rioja (c. 25 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Saposoa (c. 14 900 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Tabalosos (c. 14 700 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Lamas (c. 13 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saposoa, Chazuta, Yurimaguas (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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