A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Satipo in Peru. Exact location of event, longitude -74.5659 West, latitude -10.7082 South, depth = 20.59 km. 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: us2000a7ta. Id of event: us2000a7ta. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/08/17 / 2017-08-13 16:51:22 / August 13, 2017 @ 4:51 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 20.59 km (13 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:51:22 / 11:51 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Ramón, Oxapampa, Villa Rica (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Satipo (c. 15 500 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from San Ramón (c. 14 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Oxapampa (c. 12 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Villa Rica (c. 7 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Perené (c. 6 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Mazamari (c. 6 800 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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