A major earthquake magnitude 7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Azangaro in Peru. Exact location of event, longitude -70.1267 West, latitude -14.6844 South, depth = 257.42 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 257.42 km (160 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/03/19 / 2019-03-01 08:50:41 / March 1, 2019 @ 8:50 am. The temblor was picked up at 03:50:41 / 3:50 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Azangaro in Peru (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000j96d. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00pnoj8k, pt19060000, us1000j96d.
Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puno, Sicuani, Putina (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 91 km (56 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 129 km (80 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 127 km (79 miles) from Sicuani (c. 33 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from La Rinconada (c. 29 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Azángaro (c. 13 300 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 115 km (72 miles) from Putina (c. 8 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Macusani (c. 6 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage.
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