A great earthquake magnitude 8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Lagunas in Peru. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 114.98 km (71 miles). Exact location of event, depth 114.98 km, -75.2382° West, -5.8107° South. Unique identifier: us60003sc0. Ids that are associated to the event: at00ps3pco, pt19146001, us60003sc0. A tsunami warning has been issued near Lagunas in Peru (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/05/19 / 2019-05-26 07:41:14 / May 26, 2019 @ 7:41 am. The temblor was detected at 02:41:14 / 2:41 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Yurimaguas (c. 41 800 pop), 158 km (98 miles) from Lamas (c. 13 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Lagunas (c. 9 200 pop), 130 km (81 miles) from Chazuta (c. 8 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lamas, Chazuta, Yurimaguas.
Every year there are an estimated 1-2 great earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 8.0 or greater can totally destroy communities near the epicenter.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 80 km SE of Lagunas, Peru.
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