A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Acari in Peru on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004fty. Unique identifier: us10004fty. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:01:09 / 7:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -74.0797° West, latitude -15.8792° South, depth = 47.03 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 47.03 km (29 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/01/16 / 2016-01-20 12:01:09 / January 20, 2016 @ 12:01 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coracora (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 99 km (62 miles) from Coracora (c. 7 400 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 75 km SE of Acari, Peru.
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