A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Acarí in Peru. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.87 West, latitude -15.8705 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 22:18:04 / 10:18 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bact. Unique identifier: us6000bact. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/08/20 / 2020-08-06 22:18:04 / August 6, 2020 @ 10:18 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Minas de Marcona (c. 15 500 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Minas de Marcona (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km SSW of Acarí, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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