A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Coracora in Peru. Exact location, longitude -73.4519° West, latitude -15.471° South, depth = 69.05 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20009ph9. Event ids that are associated: us20009ph9. The 5.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:09:11 / 11:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/06/17 / 2017-06-24 16:09:11 / June 24, 2017 @ 4:09 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 69.05 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puquio, Tambo, Coracora. Epicenter of the earthquake was 113 km (70 miles) from Puquio (c. 10 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Coracora (c. 7 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tambo (c. 5 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 60 km SE of Coracora, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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