A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Tocache Nuevo in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 08:08:21 / May 8, 2017 @ 8:08 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008qfh. Unique identifier: us10008qfh. Exact location, longitude -76.6595° West, latitude -8.0755° South, depth = 38.04 km. The temblor was detected at 03:08:21 / 3:08 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.04 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Juanjuí, Huicungo, Uchiza (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Juanjuí (c. 37 700 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Tocache (c. 29 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Uchiza (c. 17 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Huicungo (c. 6 800 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. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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