A 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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