A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Tingo Maria in Peru. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004r36. Unique identifier: us10004r36. Exact location of earthquake, -75.6154° West, -9.5972° South, depth 18.5 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 18.5 km (11 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/02/16 / 2016-02-17 23:57:57 / February 17, 2016 @ 11:57 pm UTC/GMT. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:57:57 / 6:57 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). The epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Huánuco (c. 148 000 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Tingo María (c. 53 200 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Ambo (c. 6 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ambo, Huánuco, Tingo María.
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 54 km SE of Tingo Maria, Peru.
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