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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Camana in Peru

Earthquake location -16.9202S, -72.9383WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Camana in Peru on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 90.34 km (56 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 21:53:42 / 9:53 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/11/16 / 2016-11-25 02:53:42 / November 25, 2016 @ 2:53 am. Id of earthquake: us10007c7h. Event ids that are associated: us10007c7h. Exact location of earthquake, -72.9383° West, -16.9202° South, depth 90.34 km.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). The epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camaná (min 5000 pop).

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

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 40 km SW of Camana, Peru.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -72.9383° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -16.9202° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 90.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 40km SW of Camana, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-25 02:53:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-22 01:20:18 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 3.004 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 162 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10007c7h Id of event.
Event Code 10007c7h An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007c7h, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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