A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 94 kilometers (58 miles) from Macusani in Peru. Exact location, longitude -70.7397° West, latitude -13.2829° South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us10004ca6. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004ca6. The temblor was reported at 21:17:19 / 9:17 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 08/01/16 / 2016-01-08 02:17:19 / January 8, 2016 @ 2:17 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Macusani. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Event epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Macusani (c. 6 000 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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