A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Pangoa in Peru on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 23:32:42 / 11:32 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000d3al. Event ids that are associated: us6000d3al. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -73.3093° West, -11.374° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/12/20 / 2020-12-26 23:32:42 / December 26, 2020 @ 11:32 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pangoa. Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Pangoa (c. 6 600 pop).
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 three 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 quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 88 km NNW of Pangoa, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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