A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Santiago de Cao in Peru. Global time and date of event 20/07/20 / 2020-07-20 01:50:12 / July 20, 2020 @ 1:50 am UTC/GMT. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:50:12 / 1:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.52 km (25 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000aref. Unique identifier: us7000aref. Exact location of event, longitude -79.9551 West, latitude -8.3276 South, depth = 39.52 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salaverry, Moche, Trujillo. The epicenter was 104 km (65 miles) from Trujillo (c. 747 500 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Chocope (c. 32 400 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Moche (c. 22 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Santiago de Cao (c. 22 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Paiján (c. 21 100 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Chicama (c. 14 900 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Salaverry (c. 10 100 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 88 km WSW of Santiago de Cao, Peru.
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