A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 99 kilometers (62 miles) from Camana in Peru on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/02/16 / 2016-02-16 10:46:27 / February 16, 2016 @ 10:46 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -73.6362 West, latitude -16.4854 South, depth = 10.37 km. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:46:27 / 5:46 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.37 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us200050iw. Unique identifier: us200050iw.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camaná (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 100 km (62 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop). Close 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 99 km W of Camana, Peru.
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