A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Jepelacio in Peru on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a0rs. Unique identifier: us2000a0rs. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 64.33 km, -76.8929° West, -6.0752° South. The temblor was picked up at 05:05:18 / 5:05 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 19/07/17 / 2017-07-19 10:05:18 / July 19, 2017 @ 10:05 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64.33 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 10 km (6 miles) from Moyobamba (c. 44 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Yurimaguas (c. 41 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Rioja (c. 25 100 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Tabalosos (c. 14 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Lamas (c. 13 700 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Soritor (c. 10 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yurimaguas, San José de Sisa, Lamas (min 5000 pop).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 7 km NE of Jepelacio, Peru.
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