A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Sechura in Peru on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us70007iu1. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007iu1. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 56.43 km (35 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/02/20 / 2020-02-05 01:51:46 / February 5, 2020 @ 1:51 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 20:51:46 / 8:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -80.6354 West, latitude -5.8303 South, depth = 56.43 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Marcavelica, Tambo Grande, Mórrope. Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Piura (c. 325 500 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Sullana (c. 160 800 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Chulucanas (c. 68 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Catacaos (c. 57 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Paita (c. 56 200 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from La Unión (c. 34 800 pop), 105 km (66 miles) from Tambo Grande (c. 30 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 36 km SE of Sechura, Peru.
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