A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Acari in Peru. Exact location of event, depth 23.36 km, -74.6417° West, -15.8704° South. The temblor was picked up at 09:23:51 / 9:23 am (local time epicenter). 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: 30/01/18 / 2018-01-30 14:23:51 / January 30, 2018 @ 2:23 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cr9m. Id of event: us2000cr9m. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.36 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Minas de Marcona (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Minas de Marcona (c. 15 500 pop). Nearby 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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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