A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Oxapampa in Peru on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 18:24:42 / 6:24 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 45.29 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/10/20 / 2020-10-30 18:24:42 / October 30, 2020 @ 6:24 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -75.1835° West, -10.1795° South, depth 45.29 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c84t. Id of event: us7000c84t.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ambo, San Ramón, Perené. Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 107 km (66 miles) from San Ramón (c. 14 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Oxapampa (c. 12 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Villa Rica (c. 7 400 pop), 112 km (70 miles) from Ambo (c. 6 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Perené (c. 6 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight 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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 50 km NNE of Oxapampa, Peru.
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