A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Tabalosos in Peru on Thursday. 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: us10006pq2. Unique identifier: us10006pq2. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/09/16 / 2016-09-15 06:42:24 / September 15, 2016 @ 6:42 am. The temblor was reported at 01:42:24 / 1:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -76.7042 West, latitude -6.3523 South, depth = 29.45 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 29.45 km (18 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Juanjuí, Yurimaguas, Bellavista (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 46 km (29 miles) from Moyobamba (c. 44 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Yurimaguas (c. 41 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Juanjuí (c. 37 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Rioja (c. 25 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Bellavista (c. 15 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Saposoa (c. 14 900 pop), 2 km (1 miles) from Tabalosos (c. 14 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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