A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Tingo Maria in Peru. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -75.5527 West, latitude -9.7863 South, depth = 45.89 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000eu2b. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000eu2b. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 45.89 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 20:00:55 / 8:00 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/06/18 / 2018-06-18 01:00:55 / June 18, 2018 @ 1:00 am.
Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Oxapampa, Ambo, Huánuco. Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Huánuco (c. 148 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Tingo María (c. 53 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Oxapampa (c. 12 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Ambo (c. 6 900 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 two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 74 km SE of Tingo Maria, Peru.
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