A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Lluta in Peru on Friday. Global time and date of event 14/08/20 / 2020-08-14 20:34:35 / August 14, 2020 @ 8:34 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 20:34:35 / 8:34 pm (local time epicenter). 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). Unique identifier: us6000beyh. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000beyh. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.1096 West, latitude -15.7005 South, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arequipa, Yura, Orcopampa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 99 km (62 miles) from Arequipa (c. 841 100 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. 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: 36 km NNW of Lluta, Peru.
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