A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Contamana in Peru. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/05/16 / 2016-05-09 01:22:44 / May 9, 2016 @ 1:22 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 128.68 km (80 miles). Exact location, longitude -74.8913° West, latitude -7.2539° South, depth = 128.68 km. The temblor was detected at 20:22:44 / 8:22 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10005fys. Event ids that are associated: us10005fys. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Contamana (c. 13 900 pop). 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 Contamana.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 16 km ENE of Contamana, Peru.
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