A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Andahuaylas in Peru. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 52.78 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008vh3. Id of event: us70008vh3. Exact location of event, longitude -73.2066 West, latitude -14.2723 South, depth = 52.78 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/04/20 / 2020-04-13 13:18:26 / April 13, 2020 @ 1:18 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:18:26 / 8:18 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coracora, Tambo, Abancay (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Abancay (c. 55 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Andahuaylas (c. 17 400 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Coracora (c. 7 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Talavera (c. 7 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from San Jerónimo (c. 5 600 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Tambo (c. 5 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 70 km SSE of Andahuaylas, Peru.
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