A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Villa Rica in Peru on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 19:53:27 / 7:53 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 117.32 km (73 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/01/18 / 2018-01-22 00:53:27 / January 22, 2018 @ 12:53 am. 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: us2000cm9e. Id of event: us2000cm9e. Exact location of event, depth 117.32 km, -74.9196° West, -10.551° South.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mazamari, Satipo, San Ramón. Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Satipo (c. 15 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from San Ramón (c. 14 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Oxapampa (c. 12 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Villa Rica (c. 7 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Perené (c. 6 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Mazamari (c. 6 800 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 43 km ENE of Villa Rica, Peru.
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