A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Tingo María in Peru on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 03:32:32 / 3:32 am (local time epicenter). 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 35 km (22 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aqej. Id of event: us7000aqej. Exact location of event, longitude -75.6517 West, latitude -9.4562 South, depth = 35 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/07/20 / 2020-07-12 03:32:32 / July 12, 2020 @ 3:32 am.
Epicenter of the event was 83 km (52 miles) from Huánuco (c. 148 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Tingo María (c. 53 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Huánuco, Tingo María (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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