A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Campoverde in Peru on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -75.1343 West, latitude -8.2649 South, depth = 124.84 km. Unique identifier: us600055h8. Ids that are associated to the event: us600055h8. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:06:51 / 11:06 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 124.84 km (78 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/08/19 / 2019-08-15 16:06:51 / August 15, 2019 @ 4:06 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Pucallpa (c. 310 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Campoverde (c. 8 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pucallpa, Campoverde (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 43 km WNW of Campoverde, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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