Magnitude 4.5 earthquake strikes near Pucallpa, Provincia de Coronel Portillo, Ucayali, Peru
Wed, 5 May 2021, 08:0408:04 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Just 16 minutes ago, a 4.5-magnitude earthquake struck near Pucallpa, Provincia de Coronel Portillo, Ucayali, Peru. The tremor was recorded early morning on Wednesday 5 May 2021 at 2:47 am local time, at an intermediate to considerable depth of 156 km below the surface.
4.5 quake 5 May 2:47 am (GMT -5)
The event was filed by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the first seismological agency to report it.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Nuevo San Antonio (pop. 110) located 8 km from the epicenter, Pucallpa (pop. 310,800) 32 km away, San Fernando (pop. 67,800) 34 km away, Campo Verde (pop. 8,900) 44 km away, Campoverde (pop. 8,900) 44 km away, and Contamana (pop. 13,900) 95 km away.
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Date & time: 5 May 2:47 am (GMT -5) local time (5 May 2021 07:47 GMT)
Depth: 156.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.11°S / 74.65°W (Provincia de Coronel Portillo, Ucayali, Peru)
Primary data source: EMSC
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