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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 19 km SSW of Chilca, Peru

Earthquake location -12.6783S, -76.8277WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Chilca in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 10:46:01 / 10:46 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us100088rl. Unique identifier: us100088rl. Exact location, longitude -76.8277° West, latitude -12.6783° South, depth = 41.74 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.74 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 13/03/17 / 2017-03-13 15:46:01 / March 13, 2017 @ 3:46 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Eulalia, Asentamiento Humano Nicolas de Pierola, Chosica (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Lima (c. 7 737 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Callao (c. 813 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Surco (c. 251 600 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Chosica (c. 88 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from San Isidro (c. 68 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Imperial (c. 32 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 19 km SSW of Chilca, Peru.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -76.8277° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -12.6783° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41.74 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km SSW of Chilca, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-13 15:46:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-13 21:45:29 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.9 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 0.686 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 169 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 us100088rl Id of event.
Event Code 100088rl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100088rl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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