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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag has occurred near Tabalosos in Peru



Earthquake location -6.1546S, -76.6833WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Tabalosos in Peru. 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: 25/01/16 / 2016-01-25 08:28:10 / January 25, 2016 @ 8:28 am. Exact location of event, depth 52.04 km, -76.6833° West, -6.1546° South. Event id: us10004h0r. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004h0r. The temblor was reported at 03:28:10 / 3:28 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 52.04 km (32 miles).

Event epicenter was 35 km (21 miles) from Moyobamba (c. 44 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Yurimaguas (c. 41 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Rioja (c. 25 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Saposoa (c. 14 900 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Tabalosos (c. 14 700 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Lamas (c. 13 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Soritor (c. 10 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Picota, Saposoa, Chazuta.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 21 km N of Tabalosos, Peru.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -76.6833° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -6.1546° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 52.04 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km N of Tabalosos, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-25 08:28:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-25 08:56:42 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 340 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 4.248 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 138 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 us10004h0r Id of event.
Event Code 10004h0r An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004h0r, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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