A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Rio Grande in Peru on Thursday. Unique identifier: us2000j8n4. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j8n4. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/01/19 / 2019-01-25 04:45:21 / January 25, 2019 @ 4:45 am. The temblor was detected at 23:45:21 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -75.3858° West, latitude -14.5252° South, depth = 57.48 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.48 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Minas de Marcona, Subtanjalla, San Juan Bautista (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Ica (c. 246 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Nazca (c. 23 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Minas de Marcona (c. 15 500 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Santiago (c. 10 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Subtanjalla (c. 9 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Los Aquijes (c. 7 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Juan Bautista (c. 6 900 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Palpa (c. 5 900 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 was reported nearby.
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