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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Tambo in Peru

Earthquake location -14.6058S, -73.5826WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Tambo in Peru on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 68.57 km (43 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10003iru. Unique identifier: us10003iru. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/09/15 / 2015-09-16 00:46:45 / September 16, 2015 @ 12:46 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -73.5826 West, latitude -14.6058 South, depth = 68.57 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:46:45 / 7:46 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Puquio (c. 10 500 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Coracora (c. 7 400 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Tambo (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puquio, Coracora, Tambo.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 41 km ENE of Tambo, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -73.5826° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -14.6058° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 68.57 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 41km ENE of Tambo, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-09-16 00:46:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-02 01:39:11 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 259 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 4.103 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 93 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 us10003iru Id of event.
Event Code 10003iru An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003iru, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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