A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Papayal in Peru. Id of earthquake: us7000bcgc. Event ids that are associated: us7000bcgc. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.21 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 05:18:12 / 5:18 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/08/20 / 2020-08-25 05:18:12 / August 25, 2020 @ 5:18 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -80.8246° West, -4.0303° South, depth 33.21 km.
Close country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Macará, La Huaca, Sullana (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 98 km (61 miles) from Sullana (c. 160 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Tumbes (c. 109 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Talara (c. 99 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Huaquillas (c. 39 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Marcavelica (c. 25 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Querecotillo (c. 25 400 pop), 27 km (16 miles) from La Breita (c. 17 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Zarumilla (c. 16 900 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 11 km WNW of Papayal, Peru.
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