A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Villa Rica in Peru. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.63 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a7ye. Unique identifier: us2000a7ye. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 01:25:18 / 1:25 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/08/17 / 2017-08-14 06:25:18 / August 14, 2017 @ 6:25 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -75.352 West, latitude -10.7436 South, depth = 35.63 km.
Event epicenter was 99 km (62 miles) from Cerro de Pasco (c. 78 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Tarma (c. 51 400 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Satipo (c. 15 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Junín (c. 15 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from San Ramón (c. 14 700 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Oxapampa (c. 12 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Carhuamayo (c. 9 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cerro de Pasco, Satipo, Junín (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifteen 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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 W of Villa Rica, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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