A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Lagunas in Peru. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24.94 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 22/10/17 / 2017-10-22 07:48:06 / October 22, 2017 @ 7:48 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -75.6786° West, -5.2513° South, depth 24.94 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:48:06 / 2:48 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: us1000ayn2. Id of event: us1000ayn2.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yurimaguas, Lagunas (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Yurimaguas (c. 41 800 pop), 3 km (2 miles) from Lagunas (c. 9 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 2 km S of Lagunas, Peru.
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