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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Callao in Peru

Earthquake location -12.1785S, -77.3782WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Callao in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 01/03/17 / 2017-03-01 09:10:47 / March 1, 2017 @ 9:10 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 04:10:47 / 4:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -77.3782° West, -12.1785° South, depth 35 km. Id of earthquake: us100086dw. Event ids that are associated: us100086dw.

Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Lima (c. 7 737 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Callao (c. 813 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Surco (c. 251 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Chosica (c. 88 600 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from San Isidro (c. 68 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Huaral (c. 62 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Eulalia, Chilca, Huaral (min 5000 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 has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 27 km WSW of Callao, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -77.3782° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -12.1785° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km WSW of Callao, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-01 09:10:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-01 23:08:03 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 0.557 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 181 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 us100086dw Id of event.
Event Code 100086dw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100086dw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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