A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 193 km WSW of Santiago de Cao, Peru (120 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -80.8522 West, latitude -8.6531 South, depth = 29.13 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:32:46 / 10:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/02/21 / 2021-02-15 10:32:46 / February 15, 2021 @ 10:32 am. Unique identifier: us6000dhsm. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dhsm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.13 km (18 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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