A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Oxapampa in Peru on Friday. 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 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -75.3671 West, latitude -10.243 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000i4a2. Unique identifier: us1000i4a2. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/12/18 / 2018-12-07 16:49:31 / December 7, 2018 @ 4:49 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:49:31 / 11:49 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ambo, Perené, Villa Rica (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Oxapampa (c. 12 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Villa Rica (c. 7 400 pop), 93 km (57 miles) from Ambo (c. 6 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Perené (c. 6 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 have been detected in the same area.
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