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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Chuquitira in Peru

Earthquake location -16.9226S, -69.6692WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Chuquitira in Peru. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:52:36 / 4:52 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 180.88 km (112 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/06/15 / 2015-06-16 21:52:36 / June 16, 2015 @ 9:52 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.6692 West, latitude -16.9226 South, depth = 180.88 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10002ml1. Ids that are associated to the event: us10002ml1.

Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Juli (c. 7 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Desaguadero (c. 5 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ilave, Juli, Desaguadero (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 56 km NE of Chuquitira, Peru.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -69.6692° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -16.9226° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 180.88 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 56km NE of Chuquitira, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-06-16 21:52:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-07-11 03:24:12 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 284 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 1.413 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 100 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 us10002ml1 Id of event.
Event Code 10002ml1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10002ml1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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