A major earthquake magnitude 7.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Azangaro in Peru. Event id: at00pnoj8k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00pnoj8k, pt19060000. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/03/19 / 2019-03-01 08:50:42 / March 1, 2019 @ 8:50 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 258 km (160 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:50:42 / 3:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -70.3° West, latitude -14.9° South, depth = 258 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Azangaro in Peru (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sicuani, Hacienda Huancane, Putina (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 122 km (76 miles) from Sicuani (c. 33 600 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from La Rinconada (c. 29 700 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Azángaro (c. 13 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 113 km (70 miles) from Putina (c. 8 100 pop), 120 km (75 miles) from Hacienda Huancane (c. 7 800 pop).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. Each year there are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 9 km WNW of Azangaro, Peru.
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