A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Pucallpa in Peru. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.4728 West, latitude -8.5755 South, depth = 144.82 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100076wd. Id of event: us100076wd. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 144.82 km (90 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/11/16 / 2016-11-11 14:53:05 / November 11, 2016 @ 2:53 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 09:53:05 / 9:53 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Pucallpa (c. 310 800 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Campoverde (c. 8 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Campoverde, Pucallpa. Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 23 km SSE of Pucallpa, Peru.
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