A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Barranca in Peru. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003fmr. Unique identifier: us70003fmr. The temblor was picked up at 06:06:07 / 6:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -77.2677 West, latitude -5.2501 South, depth = 26 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/05/19 / 2019-05-02 11:06:07 / May 2, 2019 @ 11:06 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Moyobamba, Rioja, Barranca (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Moyobamba (c. 44 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Rioja (c. 25 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Barranca (c. 5 800 pop).
Every 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 two and in the last 365 days six 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 78 km SW of Barranca, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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