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Moderate earthquake 5 mag, 57 km N of Segunda Jerusalén – Azunguillo, Peru

Earthquake location -5.4656S, -77.3037WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Segunda Jerusalén – Azunguillo in Peru on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 01:40:59 / February 9, 2021 @ 1:40 am. The temblor was reported at 01:40:59 / 1:40 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 37.74 km (23 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 37.74 km, -77.3037° West, -5.4656° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dfsf. Unique identifier: us6000dfsf.

Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Moyobamba (c. 44 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Rioja (c. 25 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Soritor (c. 10 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Jepelacio (c. 7 200 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Barranca (c. 5 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barranca, Jepelacio, Soritor (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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: 57 km N of Segunda Jerusalén – Azunguillo, Peru.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -77.3037° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -5.4656° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 37.74 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 57 km N of Segunda Jerusalén - Azunguillo, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-09 01:40:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-09 01:53:47 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 385 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 5.092 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 143 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000dfsf Id of event.
Event Code 6000dfsf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dfsf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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