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Moderate earthquake, 5.5 mag was detected near Ayaviri in Peru

Earthquake location -15.0072S, -70.5863WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Ayaviri in Peru on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000661a. Event ids that are associated: us2000661a. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.5863 West, latitude -15.0072 South, depth = 187.89 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/06/16 / 2016-06-22 17:41:55 / June 22, 2016 @ 5:41 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 12:41:55 / 12:41 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 187.89 km (117 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puno, Sicuani, Macusani (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 107 km (67 miles) from Sicuani (c. 33 600 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Azángaro (c. 13 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Hacienda Huancane (c. 7 800 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Macusani (c. 6 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 13 km S of Ayaviri, Peru.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.5863° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -15.0072° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 187.89 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km S of Ayaviri, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-22 17:41:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-22 17:55:14 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 3.42 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 465 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 2.686 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.57 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 119 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 us2000661a Id of event.
Event Code 2000661a An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000661a, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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