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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 31 km SE of Santiago, Peru



Earthquake location -14.4077S, -75.5206WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Santiago in Peru on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 45.89 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10007dw5. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007dw5. Global time and date of event 28/11/16 / 2016-11-28 02:41:50 / November 28, 2016 @ 2:41 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -75.5206° West, -14.4077° South, depth 45.89 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:41:50 / 9:41 pm (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 44 km (27 miles) from Ica (c. 246 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Nazca (c. 23 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Santiago (c. 10 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Subtanjalla (c. 9 100 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Los Aquijes (c. 7 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from San Juan Bautista (c. 6 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nazca, Subtanjalla, San Juan Bautista.

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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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: 31 km SE of Santiago, Peru.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -75.5206° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -14.4077° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 45.89 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km SE 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 2016-11-28 02:41:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-30 22:36:04 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 259 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 2.728 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 157 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 us10007dw5 Id of event.
Event Code 10007dw5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007dw5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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