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Strong earthquake, 6 mag has occurred near Moyobamba in Peru

Earthquake location -5.5828S, -76.9648WA earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) strikes 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Moyobamba in Peru on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 114.44 km (71 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -76.9648 West, latitude -5.5828 South, depth = 114.44 km. The temblor was detected at 05:08:19 / 5:08 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/09/16 / 2016-09-10 10:08:19 / September 10, 2016 @ 10:08 am. Unique identifier: us10006nkg. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006nkg.

Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San José de Sisa, Lamas, Yurimaguas. The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Moyobamba (c. 44 300 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Yurimaguas (c. 41 800 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Rioja (c. 25 100 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Tabalosos (c. 14 700 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Lamas (c. 13 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Soritor (c. 10 900 pop), 119 km (74 miles) from San José de Sisa (c. 9 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Jepelacio (c. 7 200 pop).

Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 51 km N of Moyobamba, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -76.9648° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -5.5828° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 114.44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 51km N of Moyobamba, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-10 10:08:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-10 10:38:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.27 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 558 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 2.857 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.94 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 99 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 us10006nkg Id of event.
Event Code 10006nkg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006nkg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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