A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Contamana in Peru on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bk87. Unique identifier: us2000bk87. Exact location of event, depth 142.09 km, -74.7169° West, -7.6427° South. The temblor was picked up at 21:30:41 / 9:30 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 08/11/17 / 2017-11-08 02:30:41 / November 8, 2017 @ 2:30 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 142.09 km (88 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Pucallpa (c. 310 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Contamana (c. 13 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Campoverde (c. 8 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Campoverde, Pucallpa, Contamana (min 5000 pop).
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 seven 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 47 km SE of Contamana, Peru.
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