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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 53 km SSW of Juli, Peru



Earthquake location -16.6934S, -69.5567WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Juli in Peru on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -69.5567 West, latitude -16.6934 South, depth = 194.49 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005e2l. Id of event: us10005e2l. The epicenter was at a depth of 194.49 km (121 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/04/16 / 2016-04-27 10:34:47 / April 27, 2016 @ 10:34 am. The temblor was picked up at 05:34:47 / 5:34 am (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Yunguyo (c. 16 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Juli (c. 7 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Desaguadero (c. 5 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from San Pedro (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Pedro, Yunguyo, Ilave.

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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 53 km SSW of Juli, Peru.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -69.5567° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -16.6934° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 194.49 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 53km SSW of Juli, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-27 10:34:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-05-22 13:00:21 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 1.426 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 99 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 us10005e2l Id of event.
Event Code 10005e2l An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10005e2l, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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