A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Pucallpa in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 157.34 km (98 miles). Global time and date of event 14/04/18 / 2018-04-14 19:26:27 / April 14, 2018 @ 7:26 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:26:27 / 2:26 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000e0e3. Id of event: us2000e0e3. Exact location of earthquake, -74.5413° West, -7.9646° South, depth 157.34 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Contamana, Campoverde, Pucallpa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 46 km (29 miles) from Pucallpa (c. 310 800 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Contamana (c. 13 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Campoverde (c. 8 900 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 45 km N of Pucallpa, Peru.
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