A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Contamana in Peru on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 150.37 km (93 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 23:12:37 / 11:12 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/09/18 / 2018-09-14 04:12:37 / September 14, 2018 @ 4:12 am. Unique identifier: us2000hefr. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hefr. Exact location of event, longitude -74.5889 West, latitude -7.7362 South, depth = 150.37 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Campoverde, Pucallpa, Contamana (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). The epicenter was 72 km (44 miles) from Pucallpa (c. 310 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Contamana (c. 13 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Campoverde (c. 8 900 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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