A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Santa Rosa in Peru. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 13:18:52 / October 19, 2020 @ 1:18 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.5776 West, latitude -10.7944 South, depth = 58.89 km. The temblor was reported at 13:18:52 / 1:18 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.89 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c9ew. Unique identifier: us6000c9ew.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 51 km (32 miles) from Satipo (c. 15 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Ramón (c. 14 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Oxapampa (c. 12 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Villa Rica (c. 7 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Perené (c. 6 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Mazamari (c. 6 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Oxapampa, San Ramón, Villa Rica. Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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