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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near Villa Rica in Peru



Earthquake location -10.6815S, -74.7471WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Villa Rica in Peru. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/11/16 / 2016-11-21 05:28:18 / November 21, 2016 @ 5:28 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10007b2w. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007b2w. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.7471 West, latitude -10.6815 South, depth = 33.51 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:28:18 / 12:28 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.51 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Satipo (c. 15 500 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from San Ramón (c. 14 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Oxapampa (c. 12 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Villa Rica (c. 7 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Perené (c. 6 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Mazamari (c. 6 800 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Ramón, Mazamari, Oxapampa (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 57 km E of Villa Rica, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -74.7471° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -10.6815° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33.51 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 57km E of Villa Rica, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-21 05:28:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-21 07:17:09 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 4.1 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 312 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 2.43 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 64 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 us10007b2w Id of event.
Event Code 10007b2w An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007b2w, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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