A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Tingo Maria in Peru on Monday. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:33:49 / 11:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -75.5914° West, latitude -9.4991° South, depth = 114.16 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/10/18 / 2018-10-15 16:33:49 / October 15, 2018 @ 4:33 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000hcd1. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hcd1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 114.16 km (71 miles).
The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Huánuco (c. 148 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Tingo María (c. 53 200 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Ambo (c. 6 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ambo, Huánuco, Tingo María (min 5000 pop).
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 51 km ESE of Tingo Maria, Peru.
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