A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from San Fernando in Peru. The epicenter was at a depth of 148.63 km (92 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:12:51 / 12:12 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000dht5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dht5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 148.63 km, -74.4636° West, -8.6501° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/02/21 / 2021-02-15 12:12:51 / February 15, 2021 @ 12:12 pm.
Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Pucallpa (c. 310 800 pop), 42 km (26 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. 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 has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 29 km SSE of San Fernando, Peru.
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