A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Pucallpa in Peru. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.4729 West, latitude -7.9176 South, depth = 162.17 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/03/16 / 2016-03-01 08:50:12 / March 1, 2016 @ 8:50 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10004ts5. Event ids that are associated: us10004ts5. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:50:12 / 3:50 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 162.17 km (101 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Pucallpa (c. 310 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Contamana (c. 13 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Campoverde (c. 8 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Contamana, Campoverde, Pucallpa (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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