A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Camana in Peru. Event id: us2000a7gq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a7gq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/08/17 / 2017-08-11 21:45:09 / August 11, 2017 @ 9:45 pm. The temblor was picked up at 16:45:09 / 4:45 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34.74 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -73.4796 West, latitude -16.303 South, depth = 34.74 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camaná (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (56 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop). 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. 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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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