A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Pucallpa in Peru. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/03/16 / 2016-03-12 00:13:54 / March 12, 2016 @ 12:13 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us20005a8f. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005a8f. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 157.62 km (98 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 19:13:54 / 7:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -74.618° West, latitude -7.8241° South, depth = 157.62 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Campoverde, Contamana, Pucallpa. Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Pucallpa (c. 310 800 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Contamana (c. 13 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Campoverde (c. 8 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 61 km N of Pucallpa, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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