A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Lluta in Peru on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 94.36 km (59 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 13:48:30 / 1:48 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000e32f. Event ids that are associated: us1000e32f. Exact location of event, longitude -72.1339 West, latitude -16.0812 South, depth = 94.36 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 11/05/18 / 2018-05-11 18:48:30 / May 11, 2018 @ 6:48 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Orcopampa, Camaná, Arequipa (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Arequipa (c. 841 100 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km WSW of Lluta, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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