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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Tinyahuarco in Peru

Earthquake location -10.776S, -76.2248WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Tinyahuarco in Peru. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 118.76 km (74 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000627g. Unique identifier: us1000627g. Exact location of earthquake, -76.2248° West, -10.776° South, depth 118.76 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/07/16 / 2016-07-09 13:44:52 / July 9, 2016 @ 1:44 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:44:52 / 8:44 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Huánuco, Oxapampa, Tarma. The epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Huánuco (c. 148 000 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Cerro de Pasco (c. 78 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Tarma (c. 51 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from La Oroya (c. 33 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Chaupimarca (c. 28 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Yanacancha (c. 23 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 five 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 8 km ESE of Tinyahuarco, Peru.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -76.2248° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -10.776° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 118.76 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km ESE of Tinyahuarco, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-07-09 13:44:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-09 15:21:41 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 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 1.347 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.36 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 98 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 us1000627g Id of event.
Event Code 1000627g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000627g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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