A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Villa Rica in Peru. Exact location of event, longitude -75.261 West, latitude -10.8287 South, depth = 35.51 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.51 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:13:35 / 3:13 am (local time epicenter). 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: us2000a7zf. Id of event: us2000a7zf. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/08/17 / 2017-08-14 08:13:35 / August 14, 2017 @ 8:13 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (50 miles) from Tarma (c. 51 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Satipo (c. 15 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Junín (c. 15 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from San Ramón (c. 14 700 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Oxapampa (c. 12 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Carhuamayo (c. 9 100 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Villa Rica (c. 7 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mazamari, Junín, Carhuamayo (min 5000 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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventeen 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km S of Villa Rica, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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