A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Pampas in Peru on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.3304 West, latitude -12.1848 South, depth = 10 km. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:33:16 / 9:33 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us2000jhyq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jhyq. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/02/19 / 2019-02-14 14:33:16 / February 14, 2019 @ 2:33 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Satipo, Ayacucho, San Jerónimo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 96 km (60 miles) from Huancayo (c. 376 700 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Ayacucho (c. 140 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Huancavelica (c. 41 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Huanta (c. 18 600 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Satipo (c. 15 500 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Chupaca (c. 9 900 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from San Jerónimo (c. 8 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 66 km ENE of Pampas, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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