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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Juli in Peru

Earthquake location -16.1899S, -69.5611WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Juli in Peru. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 221.8 km (138 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 00:00:13 / 12:00 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/05/16 / 2016-05-14 05:00:13 / May 14, 2016 @ 5:00 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -69.5611 West, latitude -16.1899 South, depth = 221.8 km. Event id: us10005hd2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005hd2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the event was 62 km (39 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Yunguyo (c. 16 100 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Putina (c. 8 100 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Juli (c. 7 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Atuncolla, Putina, San Pedro (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. 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: 12 km WNW of Juli, Peru.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -69.5611° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -16.1899° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 221.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km WNW 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 2016-05-14 05:00:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-08 05:26:41 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 1.377 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 101 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 us10005hd2 Id of event.
Event Code 10005hd2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10005hd2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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