A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Contamana in Peru. The temblor was reported at 15:59:52 / 3:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/07/17 / 2017-07-26 20:59:52 / July 26, 2017 @ 8:59 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.83 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000a1ik. Event ids that are associated: us2000a1ik. Exact location, longitude -75.686° West, latitude -7.5372° South, depth = 31.83 km. 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 Picota, Contamana. Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Contamana (c. 13 900 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Picota (c. 6 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 77 km WSW of Contamana, Peru.
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