A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Lagunas in Peru. Exact location of earthquake, -74.9708° West, -5.2197° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 20/02/17 / 2017-02-20 07:45:10 / February 20, 2017 @ 7:45 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20008kvi. Event ids that are associated: us20008kvi. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:45:10 / 2:45 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Lagunas (c. 9 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lagunas (min 5000 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 78 km E of Lagunas, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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