Peru – M 5.0 – Moderate and deep earthquake in the greater Cuzco area

Earthquake Report comment :
Luckily this earthquake occurred deep in the earth, otherwise it would have been very dangerous. The epicenter is located very near to a number of Andean villages and towns.

Update 8:56 UTC : El Comercio (Peru) : El departamento de Apurímac fue estremecido al filo de la medianoche por un sismo que inquietó a la población pero no causó daños materiales ni humanos que lamentar.

Most important Earthquake Data:
Monday, August 09, 2010 at 11:52:41 PM at epicenter
Depth (Hypocenter) : 87 km
Geo-location(s) :
4 km of Chuquibambilla, Peru
40 km of Abancay, Peru
100 km (60 miles) SW of Cusco (Cuzco), Peru
170 km (105 miles) ENE of Puquio, Peru
195 km (120 miles) ESE of Ayacucho, Peru

Links to important maps
USGS Did You Feel It Map
Google satellite map of the area showing the kind of terrain the earthquake took place
USGS historic earthquakes map

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