Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today


Earthquake breaking news, Moderate World Earthquakes Magnitude 5–5.9

Moderate earthquake, 5.6 mag strikes near Papayal in Peru



Earthquake location -4.1044S, -80.3835WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was reported 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Papayal in Peru on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 50.81 km (32 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/06/17 / 2017-06-05 11:34:11 / June 5, 2017 @ 11:34 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -80.3835 West, latitude -4.1044 South, depth = 50.81 km. The temblor was reported at 06:34:11 / 6:34 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20009kr6. Event ids that are associated: us20009kr6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chulucanas, Talara, La Huaca. Earthquake epicenter was 105 km (65 miles) from Machala (c. 198 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Sullana (c. 160 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Tumbes (c. 109 200 pop), 112 km (69 miles) from Talara (c. 99 100 pop), 113 km (70 miles) from Chulucanas (c. 68 800 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Pasaje (c. 44 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 41 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Huaquillas (c. 39 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

How would you describe the shaking?

How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 39 km E of Papayal, Peru.

Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.



More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -80.3835° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -4.1044° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 50.81 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 39km E of Papayal, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-05 11:34:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-05 11:54:20 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.01 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 485 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.636 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 65 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20009kr6 Id of event.
Event Code 20009kr6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009kr6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply