A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Santiago de Cao in Peru. Exact location, longitude -79.9568° West, latitude -8.0653° South, depth = 31.93 km. Global time and date of event 25/02/20 / 2020-02-25 04:15:02 / February 25, 2020 @ 4:15 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70007w9l. Event ids that are associated: us70007w9l. The temblor was picked up at 23:15:02 / 11:15 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 31.93 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 102 km (63 miles) from Trujillo (c. 747 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Chocope (c. 32 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Pacasmayo (c. 29 200 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Guadalupe (c. 25 400 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Moche (c. 22 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Santiago de Cao (c. 22 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Paiján (c. 21 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Moche, Guadalupe, Trujillo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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: 79 km W of Santiago de Cao, Peru.
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