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Major earthquake, 7.5 mag strikes near Lagunas in Peru

Earthquake location -5.9S, -75.3WA 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 85 km SSE of Lagunas, Peru.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 7.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -75.3° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -5.9° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 105 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 85km SSE of Lagunas, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-26 07:41:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-26 07:50:36 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status REVIEWED Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 1 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 865 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,pt,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 120 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 97.199992224001 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Mi The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID at00ps3pco Id of event.
Event Code 00ps3pco An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt19146001,at00ps3pco, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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