A major earthquake with magnitude 7.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Lagunas in Peru. A tsunami warning has been issued near Lagunas in Peru (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: at00ps3pco. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt19146001, at00ps3pco. Exact location of event, longitude -75.3 West, latitude -5.9 South, depth = 105 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/05/19 / 2019-05-26 07:41:13 / May 26, 2019 @ 7:41 am. The temblor was picked up at 02:41:13 / 2:41 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 105 km (65 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lamas, Chazuta, Yurimaguas. Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Yurimaguas (c. 41 800 pop), 148 km (92 miles) from Lamas (c. 13 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Lagunas (c. 9 200 pop), 119 km (74 miles) from Chazuta (c. 8 000 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. Each year there are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world.
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