A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Moyobamba in Peru. Exact location of earthquake, -76.7329° West, -5.7296° South, depth 24.21 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/05/20 / 2020-05-07 00:49:10 / May 7, 2020 @ 12:49 am. Event id: us70009bh6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009bh6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:49:10 / 7:49 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.21 km (15 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Event epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Moyobamba (c. 44 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Yurimaguas (c. 41 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Rioja (c. 25 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Tabalosos (c. 14 700 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Lamas (c. 13 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Soritor (c. 10 900 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from San José de Sisa (c. 9 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barranca, San José de Sisa, Lamas (min 5000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 43 km NE of Moyobamba, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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