A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Huanuco in Peru on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700059he. Id of event: us700059he. Exact location of event, depth 111.69 km, -76.5031° West, -9.8055° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 111.69 km (69 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/08/19 / 2019-08-29 04:21:33 / August 29, 2019 @ 4:21 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 23:21:33 / 11:21 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Huánuco (c. 148 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Tingo María (c. 53 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Chaupimarca (c. 28 700 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Yanacancha (c. 23 200 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Ambo (c. 6 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Yanahuanca (c. 6 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from San Miguel de Cauri (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tingo María, Yanahuanca, Chaupimarca (min 5000 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 two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 31 km WNW of Huanuco, Peru.
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