A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Moyobamba in Peru on Wednesday. Event id: us20008lnt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008lnt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:41:02 / 10:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 108.06 km, -76.7206° West, -5.4831° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/02/17 / 2017-02-23 03:41:02 / February 23, 2017 @ 3:41 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 108.06 km (67 miles).
The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Moyobamba (c. 44 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Yurimaguas (c. 41 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Rioja (c. 25 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Tabalosos (c. 14 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Soritor (c. 10 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Jepelacio (c. 7 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Barranca (c. 5 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tabalosos, Soritor, Yurimaguas (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 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 one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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