A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Tinyahuarco in Peru. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 118.76 km (74 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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: us1000627g. Unique identifier: us1000627g. Exact location of earthquake, -76.2248° West, -10.776° South, depth 118.76 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/07/16 / 2016-07-09 13:44:52 / July 9, 2016 @ 1:44 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:44:52 / 8:44 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Huánuco, Oxapampa, Tarma. The epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Huánuco (c. 148 000 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Cerro de Pasco (c. 78 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Tarma (c. 51 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from La Oroya (c. 33 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Chaupimarca (c. 28 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Yanacancha (c. 23 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 8 km ESE of Tinyahuarco, Peru.
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