A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Islay (Matarani) in Peru. Unique identifier: us7000de9a. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000de9a. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.65 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:16:03 / 2:16 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/02/21 / 2021-02-28 02:16:03 / February 28, 2021 @ 2:16 am. Exact location of earthquake, -72.583° West, -17.5676° South, depth 9.65 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Camaná, Cocachacra, Punta de Bombón. Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Mollendo (c. 29 000 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Cocachacra (c. 8 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Punta de Bombón (c. 6 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 seven 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.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 81 km SW of Islay (Matarani), Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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