A earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) strikes 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Moyobamba in Peru on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 114.44 km (71 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -76.9648 West, latitude -5.5828 South, depth = 114.44 km. The temblor was detected at 05:08:19 / 5:08 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/09/16 / 2016-09-10 10:08:19 / September 10, 2016 @ 10:08 am. Unique identifier: us10006nkg. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006nkg.
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San José de Sisa, Lamas, Yurimaguas. The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Moyobamba (c. 44 300 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Yurimaguas (c. 41 800 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Rioja (c. 25 100 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Tabalosos (c. 14 700 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Lamas (c. 13 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Soritor (c. 10 900 pop), 119 km (74 miles) from San José de Sisa (c. 9 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Jepelacio (c. 7 200 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 51 km N of Moyobamba, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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