A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Contamana in Peru on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:53:12 / 1:53 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70007rzb. Event ids that are associated: us70007rzb. Global time and date of event 17/02/20 / 2020-02-17 18:53:12 / February 17, 2020 @ 6:53 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 158.11 km (98 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -74.6195° West, -7.5697° South, depth 158.11 km.
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Pucallpa (c. 310 800 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Contamana (c. 13 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pucallpa, Contamana (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 one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 51 km ESE of Contamana, Peru.
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