A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Barranca in Peru. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:57:20 / 2:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -77.4564° West, -4.4737° South, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us70007ixw. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007ixw. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/02/20 / 2020-02-05 07:57:20 / February 5, 2020 @ 7:57 am.
Event epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Barranca (c. 5 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barranca (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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