A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Campoverde in Peru on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/12/16 / 2016-12-29 18:22:26 / December 29, 2016 @ 6:22 pm. Id of earthquake: us10007nk1. Event ids that are associated: us10007nk1. The epicenter was at a depth of 146.45 km (91 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 146.45 km, -74.6877° West, -8.6825° South. The temblor was reported at 13:22:26 / 1:22 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Pucallpa (c. 310 800 pop), 27 km (16 miles) from Campoverde (c. 8 900 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pucallpa, Campoverde (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 26 km SSE of Campoverde, Peru.
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