A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Changuillo in Peru. Id of earthquake: us7000d1uw. Event ids that are associated: us7000d1uw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 23:09:16 / 11:09 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -75.5198° West, -14.959° South, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/01/21 / 2021-01-20 23:09:16 / January 20, 2021 @ 11:09 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Juan Bautista, Subtanjalla, Ica (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 102 km (63 miles) from Ica (c. 246 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Nazca (c. 23 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Minas de Marcona (c. 15 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Santiago (c. 10 400 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Subtanjalla (c. 9 100 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Los Aquijes (c. 7 800 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from San Juan Bautista (c. 6 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twelve 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 45 km SW of Changuillo, Peru.
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