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Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag has occurred near Chilca in Peru

Earthquake location -12.6367S, -77.0346WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Chilca in Peru. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 46.63 km (29 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:33:24 / 12:33 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10005zi6. Unique identifier: us10005zi6. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/07/16 / 2016-07-01 05:33:24 / July 1, 2016 @ 5:33 am. Exact location of event, depth 46.63 km, -77.0346° West, -12.6367° South.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Imperial, Asentamiento Humano Nicolas de Pierola, San Vicente de Cañete (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Lima (c. 7 737 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Callao (c. 813 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Surco (c. 251 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Chosica (c. 88 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from San Isidro (c. 68 300 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Imperial (c. 32 300 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 34 km WSW of Chilca, Peru.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -77.0346° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -12.6367° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 46.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 34km WSW of Chilca, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-07-01 05:33:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-02 20:45:50 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 234 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 0.672 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.43 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 178 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 us10005zi6 Id of event.
Event Code 10005zi6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10005zi6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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