A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 109 km WSW of Paramonga, Peru (68 miles). Id of earthquake: us200081ui. Event ids that are associated: us200081ui. The epicenter was at a depth of 35.04 km (22 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:23:30 / 2:23 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/12/16 / 2016-12-17 07:23:30 / December 17, 2016 @ 7:23 am. Exact location, longitude -78.8089° West, latitude -10.8715° South, depth = 35.04 km.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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