A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Orcopampa in Peru. Exact location, longitude -72.4091° West, latitude -15.5061° South, depth = 109.26 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/01/19 / 2019-01-29 23:35:00 / January 29, 2019 @ 11:35 pm. The temblor was picked up at 18:35:00 / 6:35 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000iru6. Event ids that are associated: us1000iru6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 109.26 km (68 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lluta, Orcopampa (min 5000 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 two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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