A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Uchiza in Peru. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:54:50 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10003y0b. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003y0b. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/11/15 / 2015-11-13 06:54:50 / November 13, 2015 @ 6:54 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 129.63 km (81 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -75.8865° West, latitude -8.5176° South, depth = 129.63 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Tingo María (c. 53 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Tocache (c. 29 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Uchiza (c. 17 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tingo María, Tocache, Uchiza (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 63 km E of Uchiza, Peru.
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