A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 106 kilometers (66 miles) from Pimentel in Peru on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/04/17 / 2017-04-02 01:38:54 / April 2, 2017 @ 1:38 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008dvh. Unique identifier: us10008dvh. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:38:54 / 8:38 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -80.8835° West, -6.9734° South.
The epicenter was 106 km (66 miles) from Pimentel (c. 15 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pimentel (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 106 km W of Pimentel, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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