A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (mg/mb) was reported Saturday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Huarmey in Peru. The temblor was reported at 17:19:35 / 5:19 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 56.77 km (35 miles). Global time of event 28/03/15 / 2015-03-28 22:19:35 / March 28, 2015 @ 10:19 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -78.5177 West, latitude -9.8151 South, depth 56.77 km, unique identifier, us10001rmh.
Close countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). The epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Chimbote (c. 317 000 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Huarmey (c. 16 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Coishco (c. 15 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Puerto Santa (c. 14 100 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puerto Santa, Coishco, Chimbote.
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