A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Minas de Marcona in Peru. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/09/18 / 2018-09-25 22:56:47 / September 25, 2018 @ 10:56 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000hjzl. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hjzl. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:56:47 / 5:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -74.9536 West, latitude -15.3832 South, depth = 51.72 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 51.72 km (32 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palpa, Nazca, Minas de Marcona (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Nazca (c. 23 600 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Minas de Marcona (c. 15 500 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Palpa (c. 5 900 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 25 km SE of Minas de Marcona, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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