A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Pucallpa in Peru on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, -74.2604° West, -8.3742° South, depth 165.87 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/02/17 / 2017-02-28 04:56:28 / February 28, 2017 @ 4:56 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 165.87 km (103 miles). Id of earthquake: us20008mvd. Event ids that are associated: us20008mvd. The temblor was reported at 23:56:28 / 11:56 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Campoverde, Pucallpa (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Pucallpa (c. 310 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Campoverde (c. 8 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 32 km E of Pucallpa, Peru.
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