A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Orcopampa in Peru. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:17:31 / 5:17 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000jla7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jla7. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/02/19 / 2019-02-21 22:17:31 / February 21, 2019 @ 10:17 pm. Exact location of event, depth 59 km, -73.0781° West, -15.3162° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 59 km (37 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Coracora (c. 7 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Tambo (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tambo, Coracora, Orcopampa.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 79 km W of Orcopampa, Peru.
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