A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from La Union in Peru. All ids that are associated to the event: us600054jd. Unique identifier: us600054jd. The temblor was reported at 10:50:04 / 10:50 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/08/19 / 2019-08-13 15:50:04 / August 13, 2019 @ 3:50 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -77.2642 West, latitude -10.1884 South, depth = 30.09 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.09 km (19 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Huaraz (c. 86 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Barranca (c. 46 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Chaupimarca (c. 28 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Paramonga (c. 27 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Yanacancha (c. 23 200 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Huaura (c. 20 700 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Huarmey (c. 16 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sayán, Huaura, Végueta (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 64 km SW of La Union, Peru.
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