A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Moyobamba in Peru on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us6000c5j3. Event ids that are associated: us6000c5j3. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:21:13 / 8:21 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.66 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 04/10/20 / 2020-10-04 20:21:13 / October 4, 2020 @ 8:21 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -76.7288° West, -5.9836° South, depth 35.66 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chazuta, San José de Sisa, Yurimaguas (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Moyobamba (c. 44 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Yurimaguas (c. 41 800 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Rioja (c. 25 100 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Tabalosos (c. 14 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Lamas (c. 13 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Soritor (c. 10 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from San José de Sisa (c. 9 500 pop). Close 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 27 km ENE of Moyobamba, Peru.
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