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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag strikes near Camaná in Peru

Earthquake location -16.3396S, -72.6134WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Camaná in Peru. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 08:25:27 / August 1, 2020 @ 8:25 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 08:25:27 / 8:25 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 83.98 km (52 miles). Exact location of event, depth 83.98 km, -72.6134° West, -16.3396° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b7w3. Id of event: us6000b7w3.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). The epicenter was 99 km (62 miles) from Mollendo (c. 29 000 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yura, Mollendo, Lluta (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-two 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 33 km NNE of Camaná, Peru.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -72.6134° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -16.3396° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 83.98 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33 km NNE of Camaná, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-01 08:25:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-01 08:43:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 400 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.964 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 126 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000b7w3 Id of event.
Event Code 6000b7w3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b7w3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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