A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Tingo María in Peru. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 54.78 km (34 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:23:56 / 2:23 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/12/20 / 2020-12-15 14:23:56 / December 15, 2020 @ 2:23 pm. Id of earthquake: us7000cs68. Event ids that are associated: us7000cs68. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 54.78 km, -75.8979° West, -9.1757° South.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Huánuco, Tingo María (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Huánuco (c. 148 000 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Tingo María (c. 53 200 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 17 km NE of Tingo María, Peru.
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