A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Moyobamba in Peru. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/11/19 / 2019-11-19 20:47:40 / November 19, 2019 @ 8:47 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -76.8968 West, latitude -5.7137 South, depth = 40.14 km. Id of earthquake: us70006a2n. Event ids that are associated: us70006a2n. The temblor was detected at 15:47:40 / 3:47 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.14 km (25 miles).
The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Moyobamba (c. 44 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Yurimaguas (c. 41 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Rioja (c. 25 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Tabalosos (c. 14 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Lamas (c. 13 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Soritor (c. 10 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Jepelacio (c. 7 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yurimaguas, Lamas, Tabalosos.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 37 km NNE of Moyobamba, Peru.
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