A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Sechura in Peru on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -80.8663 West, latitude -5.5884 South, depth = 34.93 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/03/21 / 2021-03-03 01:30:57 / March 3, 2021 @ 1:30 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.93 km (22 miles). Event id: us7000df0p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000df0p. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:30:57 / 1:30 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chulucanas, Tambo Grande, Querecotillo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 51 km (32 miles) from Piura (c. 325 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Sullana (c. 160 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Chulucanas (c. 68 800 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Catacaos (c. 57 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Paita (c. 56 200 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from La Unión (c. 34 800 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Tambo Grande (c. 30 000 pop).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km SW of Sechura, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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