A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Torata in Peru on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 114.36 km (71 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 114.36 km, -70.9129° West, -17.0108° South. The temblor was detected at 22:46:45 / 10:46 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 13/02/16 / 2016-02-13 03:46:45 / February 13, 2016 @ 3:46 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us20004zwj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004zwj.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Punta de Bombón, Arequipa, Cocachacra (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Arequipa (c. 841 100 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Moquegua (c. 54 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Ilo (c. 53 500 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Cocachacra (c. 8 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Pacocha (c. 7 600 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Torata (c. 7 100 pop).
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 10 km NW of Torata, Peru.
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