A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Oxapampa in Peru. Unique identifier: us10007atx. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007atx. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 113.99 km (71 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/10/16 / 2016-10-23 08:44:45 / October 23, 2016 @ 8:44 am. Exact location, longitude -75.518° West, latitude -10.0482° South, depth = 113.99 km. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:44:45 / 3:44 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Huánuco (c. 148 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Oxapampa (c. 12 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Villa Rica (c. 7 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ambo (c. 6 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Villa Rica, Huánuco, Ambo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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