A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Yurimaguas in Peru. Event id: us6000bb0c. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bb0c. Global time and date of event 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 07:14:17 / August 8, 2020 @ 7:14 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 46.64 km, -75.7987° West, -6.1801° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.64 km (29 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:14:17 / 7:14 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Yurimaguas (c. 41 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Lamas (c. 13 700 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Chazuta (c. 8 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lamas, Chazuta, Yurimaguas (min 5000 pop). Close 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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