A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Pucallpa in Peru. Exact location of earthquake, -74.5075° West, -8.7615° South, depth 147.95 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 23:36:37 / 11:36 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 147.95 km (92 miles). Global time and date of event 11/08/19 / 2019-08-11 04:36:37 / August 11, 2019 @ 4:36 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600053mk. Id of event: us600053mk.
Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Campoverde, Pucallpa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 43 km (27 miles) from Pucallpa (c. 310 800 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Campoverde (c. 8 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 42 km S of Pucallpa, Peru.
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