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Light earthquake 4.9 mag, 20 km SSW of Urcos, Peru

Earthquake location -13.8461S, -71.7206WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Urcos in Peru on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/07/15 / 2015-07-06 08:23:29 / July 6, 2015 @ 8:23 am. Exact location of event, depth 52.92 km, -71.7206° West, -13.8461° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52.92 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10002nmg. Ids that are associated to the event: us10002nmg. The temblor was detected at 03:23:29 / 3:23 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 45 km (28 miles) from Cusco (c. 312 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Sicuani (c. 33 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Calca (c. 9 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Urubamba (c. 7 500 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Anta (c. 5 900 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Urcos (c. 5 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Urubamba, Sicuani, Anta.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km SSW of Urcos, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -71.7206° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -13.8461° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 52.92 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km SSW of Urcos, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-07-06 08:23:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-07-06 08:47:41 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 369 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 4.233 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 111 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 us10002nmg Id of event.
Event Code 10002nmg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10002nmg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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