A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Pucallpa in Peru. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.4916 West, latitude -8.0686 South, depth = 160.9 km. The temblor was reported at 16:01:44 / 4:01 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 160.9 km (100 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10005gmh. Unique identifier: us10005gmh. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/05/16 / 2016-05-11 21:01:44 / May 11, 2016 @ 9:01 pm.
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 35 km (22 miles) from Pucallpa (c. 310 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Campoverde (c. 8 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Campoverde, Pucallpa.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 35 km N of Pucallpa, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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