A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Tocache Nuevo in Peru on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 09:01:11 / 9:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/06/17 / 2017-06-08 14:01:11 / June 8, 2017 @ 2:01 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009lbk. Id of event: us20009lbk. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -75.8206 West, latitude -8.0192 South, depth = 123.51 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 123.51 km (77 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Uchiza, Tocache (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Tocache (c. 29 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Uchiza (c. 17 700 pop).
Each 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 78 km ENE of Tocache Nuevo, Peru.
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