A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Villa Rica in Peru. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/11/16 / 2016-11-21 05:28:18 / November 21, 2016 @ 5:28 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10007b2w. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007b2w. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.7471 West, latitude -10.6815 South, depth = 33.51 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:28:18 / 12:28 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.51 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Satipo (c. 15 500 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from San Ramón (c. 14 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Oxapampa (c. 12 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Villa Rica (c. 7 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Perené (c. 6 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Mazamari (c. 6 800 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Ramón, Mazamari, Oxapampa (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 57 km E of Villa Rica, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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