A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Paramonga in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 15:10:34 / May 12, 2020 @ 3:10 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -78.1954 West, latitude -10.624 South, depth = 80.09 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 80.09 km (50 miles). Unique identifier: us70009eqd. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009eqd. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:10:34 / 10:10 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Huacho, Hualmay, Huaura (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Huacho (c. 54 500 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Barranca (c. 46 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Paramonga (c. 27 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Hualmay (c. 26 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Huaura (c. 20 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Huarmey (c. 16 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Supe (c. 13 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 39 km W of Paramonga, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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