A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Rioja in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 17:08:51 / 5:08 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/07/16 / 2016-07-21 22:08:51 / July 21, 2016 @ 10:08 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us20006ht1. Unique identifier: us20006ht1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 128.91 km (80 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 128.91 km, -77.0801° West, -5.8788° South.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San José de Sisa, Lamas, Tabalosos (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Moyobamba (c. 44 300 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Rioja (c. 25 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Tabalosos (c. 14 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Lamas (c. 13 700 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Soritor (c. 10 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from San José de Sisa (c. 9 500 pop).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 21 km NNE of Rioja, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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