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Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake 94 km southeast of Bellavista, Peru

Sun, 7 Aug 2022, 16:43
4.7 quake 7 Aug 11:20 am (GMT -5)
4.7 quake 7 Aug 11:20 am (GMT -5)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.7 occurred only 22 minutes ago 94 km southeast of Bellavista, Peru, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.
The quake hit at a moderately shallow depth of 39 km beneath the epicenter near Bellavista, Region de San Martin, Peru, in the morning on Sunday, August 7th, 2022, at 11:20 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the citizen-seismograph network of RaspberryShake which listed the quake at magnitude 4.7 as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.

Weak shaking might have been felt in Leoncio Prado (pop. 710) located 68 km from the epicenter.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Picota (pop. 6,700) located 78 km from the epicenter, Contamana (pop. 13,900) 89 km away, Bellavista (pop. 15,200) 94 km away, Chazuta (pop. 8,000) 100 km away, Juanjui (pop. 37,700) 103 km away, and Tocache (pop. 29,000) 116 km away.
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Date & time: Aug 7, 2022 11:20 am (GMT -5) local time (7 Aug 2022 16:20 GMT)
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 39.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.41°S / 75.82°W (Picota, Region de San Martin, Peru)
Primary data source: EMSC

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