A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Pucallpa in Peru on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 159.93 km (99 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/04/20 / 2020-04-20 23:47:34 / April 20, 2020 @ 11:47 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -74.4963 West, latitude -8.105 South, depth = 159.93 km. Unique identifier: us700090sd. Ids that are associated to the event: us700090sd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 18:47:34 / 6:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Campoverde, Pucallpa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 31 km (19 miles) from Pucallpa (c. 310 800 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Campoverde (c. 8 900 pop).
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km NNE of Pucallpa, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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