A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Lampa in Peru on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000993j. Id of event: us7000993j. The 5.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:44:26 / 7:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 00:44:26 / May 3, 2020 @ 12:44 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -70.4168° West, latitude -15.3244° South, depth = 185.59 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 185.59 km (115 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Putina, Hacienda Huancane, Puno. Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). The epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Azángaro (c. 13 300 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Putina (c. 8 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Hacienda Huancane (c. 7 800 pop).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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