A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Oxapampa in Peru on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 13/03/18 / 2018-03-13 17:35:04 / March 13, 2018 @ 5:35 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 12:35:04 / 12:35 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -75.0006 West, latitude -10.2809 South, depth = 40.44 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d3wy. Id of event: us1000d3wy. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.44 km (25 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Ramón, Perené, Villa Rica (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 102 km (63 miles) from San Ramón (c. 14 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Oxapampa (c. 12 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Villa Rica (c. 7 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Perené (c. 6 800 pop).
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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 54 km NE of Oxapampa, Peru.
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