A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Oxapampa in Peru. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -75.3994 West, latitude -10.2555 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:45:28 / 6:45 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 13/12/18 / 2018-12-13 23:45:28 / December 13, 2018 @ 11:45 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000iv23. Id of event: us2000iv23. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Event epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Oxapampa (c. 12 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Villa Rica (c. 7 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Ambo (c. 6 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Perené (c. 6 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ambo, Perené, Villa Rica (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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: 35 km N of Oxapampa, Peru.
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