A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Contamana in Peru. Exact location of event, depth 142.03 km, -74.8379° West, -7.5697° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 142.03 km (88 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 20:48:55 / 8:48 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/11/20 / 2020-11-20 20:48:55 / November 20, 2020 @ 8:48 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000cr0j. Event ids that are associated: us6000cr0j.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pucallpa, Contamana (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 95 km (59 miles) from Pucallpa (c. 310 800 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Contamana (c. 13 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
Every 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 one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 32 km SE of Contamana, Peru.
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