A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Villa Rica in Peru. All ids that are associated to the event: us700057ii. Unique identifier: us700057ii. The earthquake was roughly 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, longitude -75.3714° West, latitude -10.7606° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:32:26 / 6:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/08/19 / 2019-08-23 11:32:26 / August 23, 2019 @ 11:32 am.
Epicenter of the event was 81 km (50 miles) from Tarma (c. 51 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Junín (c. 15 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from San Ramón (c. 14 700 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Oxapampa (c. 12 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Carhuamayo (c. 9 100 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Villa Rica (c. 7 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Perené (c. 6 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tarma, Junín, San Pedro de Cajas (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km WSW of Villa Rica, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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