A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Puquio in Peru. Exact location, longitude -74.4393° West, latitude -14.0779° South, depth = 83.45 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/05/19 / 2019-05-13 12:41:53 / May 13, 2019 @ 12:41 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 83.45 km (52 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 07:41:53 / 7:41 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70003kct. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003kct. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nazca, Tambo, Palpa. Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Event epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Nazca (c. 23 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Puquio (c. 10 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Palpa (c. 5 900 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Tambo (c. 5 000 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 76 km NNW of Puquio, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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