A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Santa Rita de Siguas in Peru on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dfq8. Id of event: us6000dfq8. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 103.95 km (65 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 21:10:59 / 9:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -72.0477 West, latitude -16.474 South, depth = 103.95 km. Global time and date of event 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 21:10:59 / February 8, 2021 @ 9:10 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Punta de Bombón, Cocachacra, Camaná (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Arequipa (c. 841 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Mollendo (c. 29 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Cocachacra (c. 8 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Punta de Bombón (c. 6 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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