A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Abancay in Peru. Exact location of event, longitude -72.8806 West, latitude -14.0753 South, depth = 48.17 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.17 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/01/16 / 2016-01-19 02:04:30 / January 19, 2016 @ 2:04 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10004fhg. Event ids that are associated: us10004fhg. The temblor was detected at 21:04:30 / 9:04 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 49 km (30 miles) from Abancay (c. 55 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Andahuaylas (c. 17 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Talavera (c. 7 400 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Anta (c. 5 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from San Jerónimo (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anta, Talavera, Andahuaylas (min 5000 pop). 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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