A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from San Fernando in Peru. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c5n6. Id of event: us6000c5n6. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 158.54 km (99 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:38:58 / 10:38 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -74.3924 West, latitude -8.3101 South, depth = 158.54 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/10/20 / 2020-10-05 10:38:58 / October 5, 2020 @ 10:38 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 19 km (12 miles) from Pucallpa (c. 310 800 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Campoverde (c. 8 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Campoverde, Pucallpa (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km ENE of San Fernando, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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