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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Villa Rica in Peru

Earthquake location -10.3671S, -74.5438WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Villa Rica in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:37:23 / 2:37 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us200065ij. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200065ij. Exact location of event, longitude -74.5438 West, latitude -10.3671 South, depth = 10.11 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.11 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/06/16 / 2016-06-13 19:37:23 / June 13, 2016 @ 7:37 pm.

Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Villa Rica. Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Villa Rica (c. 7 400 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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: 89 km ENE of Villa Rica, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -74.5438° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -10.3671° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 89km ENE of Villa Rica, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-13 19:37:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-27 18:19:03 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 284 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 2.771 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.43 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 91 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 us200065ij Id of event.
Event Code 200065ij An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200065ij, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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