A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Oxapampa in Peru on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/19 / 2019-03-05 22:53:25 / March 5, 2019 @ 10:53 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -75.4449 West, latitude -9.8302 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 17:53:25 / 5:53 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000jb1e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jb1e.
Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Huánuco (c. 148 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Tingo María (c. 53 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Oxapampa (c. 12 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Ambo (c. 6 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ambo, Huánuco, Tingo María (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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