A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Tambo in Peru. The temblor was picked up at 12:09:06 / 12:09 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10008ssf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008ssf. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -73.4102° West, -14.5351° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/05/17 / 2017-05-16 17:09:06 / May 16, 2017 @ 5:09 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Andahuaylas (c. 17 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Puquio (c. 10 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Coracora (c. 7 400 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Talavera (c. 7 400 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from San Jerónimo (c. 5 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Tambo (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Jerónimo, Talavera, Andahuaylas. Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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