A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Changuillo in Peru. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/10/20 / 2020-10-28 09:02:32 / October 28, 2020 @ 9:02 am. The temblor was picked up at 09:02:32 / 9:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -75.6744 West, latitude -14.9272 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000c6p3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c6p3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Juan Bautista, Subtanjalla, Ica. Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). The epicenter was 96 km (59 miles) from Ica (c. 246 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Nazca (c. 23 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Minas de Marcona (c. 15 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Santiago (c. 10 400 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Subtanjalla (c. 9 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Los Aquijes (c. 7 800 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from San Juan Bautista (c. 6 900 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Palpa (c. 5 900 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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