A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Abancay in Peru on Friday. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:03:34 / 10:03 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/07/20 / 2020-07-31 10:03:34 / July 31, 2020 @ 10:03 am. Event id: us6000b7d2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b7d2. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.9436 West, latitude -14.1863 South, depth = 57.37 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 57.37 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Talavera, Andahuaylas, San Jerónimo. Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Abancay (c. 55 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Andahuaylas (c. 17 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Talavera (c. 7 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from San Jerónimo (c. 5 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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