A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Chongoyape in Peru. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/03/19 / 2019-03-07 04:05:13 / March 7, 2019 @ 4:05 am. Exact location of earthquake, -79.2298° West, -6.3364° South, depth 61.46 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 61.46 km (38 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jbpr. Unique identifier: us1000jbpr. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:05:13 / 11:05 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 83 km (52 miles) from Chiclayo (c. 577 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Jaén (c. 52 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Lambayeque (c. 43 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Picsi (c. 43 600 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Chepén (c. 42 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Zaña (c. 39 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Ferreñafe (c. 34 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guadalupe, Chepén, Pueblo Nuevo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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