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Moderate earthquake 5.1 mag, 23 km SSE of Pucallpa, Peru

Earthquake location -8.5755S, -74.4728WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Pucallpa in Peru. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.4728 West, latitude -8.5755 South, depth = 144.82 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100076wd. Id of event: us100076wd. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 144.82 km (90 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/11/16 / 2016-11-11 14:53:05 / November 11, 2016 @ 2:53 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 09:53:05 / 9:53 am (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Pucallpa (c. 310 800 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Campoverde (c. 8 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Campoverde, Pucallpa. Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 23 km SSE of Pucallpa, Peru.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -74.4728° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.5755° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 144.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km SSE of Pucallpa, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-11 14:53:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-11 15:03:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 400 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 1.941 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.71 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 us100076wd Id of event.
Event Code 100076wd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100076wd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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