A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Tingo Maria in Peru on Saturday. Unique identifier: us100072x2. Ids that are associated to the event: us100072x2. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/10/16 / 2016-10-29 06:09:10 / October 29, 2016 @ 6:09 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -75.4785° West, -9.2915° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:09:10 / 1:09 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Tingo María (c. 53 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tingo María (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 58 km E of Tingo Maria, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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