A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Satipo in Peru on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 49.94 km (31 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/07/17 / 2017-07-01 16:56:44 / July 1, 2017 @ 4:56 pm. Id of earthquake: us100095r2. Event ids that are associated: us100095r2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.6709 West, latitude -10.8122 South, depth = 49.94 km. The temblor was reported at 11:56:44 / 11:56 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Oxapampa, San Ramón, Villa Rica. Event epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Satipo (c. 15 500 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from San Ramón (c. 14 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Oxapampa (c. 12 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Villa Rica (c. 7 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Perené (c. 6 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Mazamari (c. 6 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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