A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Lluta in Peru. Event id: us10003k7q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003k7q. Exact location, longitude -72.2256° West, latitude -16.2519° South, depth = 71.58 km. The temblor was detected at 09:50:32 / 9:50 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 71.58 km (44 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/10/15 / 2015-10-04 14:50:32 / October 4, 2015 @ 2:50 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Arequipa (c. 841 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Mollendo (c. 29 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Cocachacra (c. 8 800 pop), 112 km (70 miles) from Punta de Bombón (c. 6 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop), 110 km (69 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Punta de Bombón, Orcopampa, Cocachacra. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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