A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Cajabamba in Peru. Exact location of earthquake, -77.7739° West, -7.2836° South, depth 41.13 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b8r2. Unique identifier: us6000b8r2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.13 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:08:11 / 3:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/08/20 / 2020-08-03 15:08:11 / August 3, 2020 @ 3:08 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (50 miles) from Cajamarca (c. 135 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Huamachuco (c. 21 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Celendín (c. 14 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Cajabamba (c. 13 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Quiruvilca (c. 9 200 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Santiago de Chuco (c. 6 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santiago de Chuco, Quiruvilca, Cajamarca.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 47 km NE of Cajabamba, Peru.
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