A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Satipo in Peru on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -74.7925° West, latitude -10.8774° South, depth = 52.58 km. The temblor was picked up at 08:45:33 / 8:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/12/19 / 2019-12-29 13:45:33 / December 29, 2019 @ 1:45 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us70006znh. Event ids that are associated: us70006znh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 52.58 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Oxapampa, San Ramón, Mazamari. Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 45 km (28 miles) from Satipo (c. 15 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from San Ramón (c. 14 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Oxapampa (c. 12 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Villa Rica (c. 7 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Perené (c. 6 800 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Mazamari (c. 6 800 pop).
Each 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 44 km NNW of Satipo, Peru.
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