A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Minas de Marcona in Peru. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -75.1857° West, -15.8336° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/05/19 / 2019-05-08 13:47:18 / May 8, 2019 @ 1:47 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:47:18 / 8:47 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70003ib5. Unique identifier: us70003ib5.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 115 km (71 miles) from Nazca (c. 23 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Minas de Marcona (c. 15 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nazca, Minas de Marcona. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
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 two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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