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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Zorritos in Peru

Earthquake location -3.8673S, -80.6216WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Zorritos in Peru. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/07/15 / 2015-07-11 22:55:53 / July 11, 2015 @ 10:55 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20002wuw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20002wuw. The temblor was picked up at 17:55:53 / 5:55 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 52.66 km (33 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -80.6216 West, latitude -3.8673 South, depth = 52.66 km.

The epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Tumbes (c. 109 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 41 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Huaquillas (c. 39 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from La Breita (c. 17 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Zarumilla (c. 16 900 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Macará (c. 13 000 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Zorritos (c. 12 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Las Lomas, Puerto Bolívar, Macará (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 21 km SSE of Zorritos, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -80.6216° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -3.8673° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 52.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km SSE of Zorritos, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-07-11 22:55:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-07-11 23:16:21 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 4.618 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 108 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 us20002wuw Id of event.
Event Code 20002wuw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20002wuw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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