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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Santiago in Peru



Earthquake location -14.4815S, -75.805WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Santiago in Peru. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.96 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/11/16 / 2016-11-18 11:33:12 / November 18, 2016 @ 11:33 am. The temblor was reported at 06:33:12 / 6:33 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us100079yk. Ids that are associated to the event: us100079yk. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -75.805 West, latitude -14.4815 South, depth = 57.96 km.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Villa Tupac Amaru, Palpa, San Juan Bautista (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Ica (c. 246 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Villa Tupac Amaru (c. 11 200 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Santiago (c. 10 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Subtanjalla (c. 9 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Los Aquijes (c. 7 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from San Juan Bautista (c. 6 900 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km SSW of Santiago, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -75.805° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -14.4815° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 57.96 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33km SSW of Santiago, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-18 11:33:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-18 15:16:22 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 271 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 2.676 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 156 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 us100079yk Id of event.
Event Code 100079yk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100079yk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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