A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Lamas in Peru. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:24:42 / 11:24 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us700099l6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700099l6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/05/20 / 2020-05-04 04:24:42 / May 4, 2020 @ 4:24 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.84 km (30 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -76.2703° West, -6.307° South, depth 48.84 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bellavista, Saposoa, Moyobamba (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 83 km (52 miles) from Moyobamba (c. 44 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Yurimaguas (c. 41 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Bellavista (c. 15 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Saposoa (c. 14 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Tabalosos (c. 14 700 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Lamas (c. 13 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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