A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Campoverde in Peru. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008778. Id of event: us10008778. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/03/17 / 2017-03-06 02:01:44 / March 6, 2017 @ 2:01 am. Exact location of event, depth 143.44 km, -74.5709° West, -8.8771° South. 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 21:01:44 / 9:01 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 143.44 km (89 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 55 km (34 miles) from Pucallpa (c. 310 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Campoverde (c. 8 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 51 km SSE of Campoverde, Peru.
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