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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Pucallpa in Peru

Earthquake location -7.9176S, -74.4729WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Pucallpa in Peru. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.4729 West, latitude -7.9176 South, depth = 162.17 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/03/16 / 2016-03-01 08:50:12 / March 1, 2016 @ 8:50 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10004ts5. Event ids that are associated: us10004ts5. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:50:12 / 3:50 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 162.17 km (101 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Pucallpa (c. 310 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Contamana (c. 13 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Campoverde (c. 8 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Contamana, Campoverde, Pucallpa (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 51 km N of Pucallpa, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -74.4729° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.9176° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 162.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 51km N 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 2016-03-01 08:50:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-03-01 09:10:09 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 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 1.761 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 84 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 us10004ts5 Id of event.
Event Code 10004ts5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004ts5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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