A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Villa Rica in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a1rn. Id of event: us2000a1rn. Exact location, longitude -74.5991° West, latitude -10.4627° South, depth = 129.45 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 129.45 km (80 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:02:06 / 9:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/07/17 / 2017-07-27 14:02:06 / July 27, 2017 @ 2:02 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mazamari, Oxapampa, Satipo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Satipo (c. 15 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Oxapampa (c. 12 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Villa Rica (c. 7 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Perené (c. 6 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Mazamari (c. 6 800 pop).
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 three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 79 km ENE of Villa Rica, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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