A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tingo Maria in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 63.9 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000ggc6. Unique identifier: us1000ggc6. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/08/18 / 2018-08-23 22:35:56 / August 23, 2018 @ 10:35 pm. The temblor was detected at 17:35:56 / 5:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -76.0179 West, latitude -9.351 South, depth = 63.9 km.
Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Huánuco (c. 148 000 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Tingo María (c. 53 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Ambo (c. 6 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ambo, Huánuco, Tingo María (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km S of Tingo Maria, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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