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Light earthquake: M4.7 quake strikes near Callao in Peru

Earthquake location -12.4757S, -77.6519WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (mg/mb) has struck on Thursday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Callao in Peru. The temblor was reported at 16:34:57 / 4:34 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 33.25 km (21 miles). Global time of event 04/06/15 / 2015-06-04 21:34:57 / June 4, 2015 @ 9:34 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -77.6519 West, latitude -12.4757 South, depth 33.25 km, unique identifier, us20002m4k. Ids that are associated to the event, ,us20002m4k,.

Close countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Lima (c. 7 737 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Callao (c. 813 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Surco (c. 251 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Isidro (c. 68 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Santa María (c. 14 900 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Chilca (c. 12 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Luis (c. 8 900 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chilca, Santa María, San Bartolo.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -77.6519° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -12.4757° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 70km SW of Callao, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-06-04 21:34:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-06-04 22:12:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.6 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 342 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 0.928 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 182 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 us20002m4k Id of event.
Event Code 20002m4k An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20002m4k, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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