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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Pucallpa in Peru



Earthquake location -8.1159S, -74.3298WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Pucallpa in Peru on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.3298 West, latitude -8.1159 South, depth = 170.69 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 170.69 km (106 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004beq. Id of event: us10004beq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:25:22 / 9:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/01/16 / 2016-01-05 02:25:22 / January 5, 2016 @ 2:25 am UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (24 miles) from Pucallpa (c. 310 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Campoverde (c. 8 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Campoverde, Pucallpa.

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 38 km NE of Pucallpa, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -74.3298° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.1159° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 170.69 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38km NE of Pucallpa, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-05 02:25:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-05 02:50:20 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 1.654 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.06 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 us10004beq Id of event.
Event Code 10004beq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004beq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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