A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Moyobamba in Peru on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -76.6994 West, latitude -5.9173 South, depth = 43.22 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/10/20 / 2020-10-05 05:39:37 / October 5, 2020 @ 5:39 am. 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 43.22 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 05:39:37 / 5:39 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000c71s. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c71s.
The epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Moyobamba (c. 44 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Yurimaguas (c. 41 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Rioja (c. 25 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Tabalosos (c. 14 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Lamas (c. 13 700 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Soritor (c. 10 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San José de Sisa, Yurimaguas, Lamas (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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