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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Mazamari in Peru


Earthquake location -11.0175S, -74.0428WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Mazamari in Peru. Event id: us20006290. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006290. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 90.14 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/06/16 / 2016-06-06 00:51:15 / June 6, 2016 @ 12:51 am. Exact location, longitude -74.0428° West, latitude -11.0175° South, depth = 90.14 km. The temblor was reported at 19:51:15 / 7:51 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Satipo, Mazamari (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Satipo (c. 15 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Mazamari (c. 6 800 pop).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 63 km ENE of Mazamari, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -74.0428° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -11.0175° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 90.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 63km ENE of Mazamari, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-06 00:51:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-06 01:00:04 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 298 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 2.908 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 78 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 us20006290 Id of event.
Event Code 20006290 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20006290, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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