A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Oxapampa in Peru. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 121.95 km (76 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60009cy7. Id of event: us60009cy7. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:28:10 / 5:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/04/20 / 2020-04-26 22:28:10 / April 26, 2020 @ 10:28 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -75.1408° West, -9.8645° South, depth 121.95 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Oxapampa. The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Oxapampa (c. 12 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 83 km NNE of Oxapampa, Peru.
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