A 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.
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