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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Camana in Peru



Earthquake location -16.362S, -72.5505WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Camana in Peru. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/02/16 / 2016-02-12 06:50:29 / February 12, 2016 @ 6:50 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 58.54 km (36 miles). Id of earthquake: us20004znt. Event ids that are associated: us20004znt. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.5505 West, latitude -16.362 South, depth = 58.54 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:50:29 / 1:50 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yura, Mollendo, Lluta. Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Mollendo (c. 29 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 33 km NNE of Camana, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -72.5505° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -16.362° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 58.54 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33km NNE of Camana, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-12 06:50:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-12 07:09:13 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 2 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 2.905 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 150 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 us20004znt Id of event.
Event Code 20004znt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004znt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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