A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Moyobamba in Peru on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -76.6614 West, latitude -5.7031 South, depth = 44.56 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/05/20 / 2020-05-09 04:27:41 / May 9, 2020 @ 4:27 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.56 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:27:41 / 11:27 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70009d30. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009d30.
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Moyobamba (c. 44 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Yurimaguas (c. 41 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Rioja (c. 25 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Tabalosos (c. 14 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Lamas (c. 13 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Soritor (c. 10 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Jepelacio (c. 7 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barranca, Lamas, Tabalosos (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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