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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake strikes near La Peca in Peru

Earthquake location -4.9991S, -78.2253WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (mg/mb) was reported Friday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from La Peca in Peru. The temblor was reported at 23:53:10 / 11:53 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 62.56 km (39 miles). Global time of event 28/02/15 / 2015-02-28 04:53:10 / February 28, 2015 @ 4:53 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -78.2253 West, latitude -4.9991 South, depth 62.56 km, unique identifier, usc000ttxg.

Close countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from La Peca (c. 27 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Bagua Grande (c. 20 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from San Ignacio (c. 7 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Cajaruro (c. 7 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Bellavista (c. 6 300 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bellavista, Bagua Grande, San Ignacio.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -78.2253° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -4.9991° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 62.56 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 71km NNE of La Peca, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-02-28 04:53:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-02-28 05:34:15 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 326 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 5.206 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.44 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 142 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 usc000ttxg Id of event.
Event Code c000ttxg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,usc000ttxg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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