A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) strikes 169 km N of Barranca, Peru (105 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -76.7252 West, latitude -3.2967 South, depth = 99.02 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 99.02 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 16:26:59 / 4:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/01/19 / 2019-01-18 21:26:59 / January 18, 2019 @ 9:26 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000j63c. Event ids that are associated: us2000j63c.
Each 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. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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