A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Lamas in Peru. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -76.5004 West, latitude -6.3144 South, depth = 117.88 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 117.88 km (73 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 10:23:58 / 10:23 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000apk3. Id of event: us7000apk3. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/07/20 / 2020-07-16 10:23:58 / July 16, 2020 @ 10:23 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bellavista, Rioja, Saposoa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Moyobamba (c. 44 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Yurimaguas (c. 41 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Rioja (c. 25 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Bellavista (c. 15 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Saposoa (c. 14 900 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Tabalosos (c. 14 700 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Lamas (c. 13 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 was reported nearby.
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