A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Yurimaguas in Peru. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:29:42 / 8:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 62.19 km, -76.5025° West, -5.6667° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/07/18 / 2018-07-18 01:29:42 / July 18, 2018 @ 1:29 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 62.19 km (39 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000g7l2. Unique identifier: us2000g7l2.
Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barranca, Rioja, Soritor (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Moyobamba (c. 44 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Yurimaguas (c. 41 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Rioja (c. 25 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Tabalosos (c. 14 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Lamas (c. 13 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Soritor (c. 10 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Jepelacio (c. 7 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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