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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Lluta in Peru



Earthquake location -15.8325S, -72.3689WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Lluta in Peru. Exact location, longitude -72.3689° West, latitude -15.8325° South, depth = 102.21 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/04/17 / 2017-04-29 20:58:30 / April 29, 2017 @ 8:58 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 102.21 km (64 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10008m2t. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008m2t. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:58:30 / 3:58 pm (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yura, Orcopampa, Lluta (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 43 km WNW of Lluta, Peru.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -72.3689° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -15.8325° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 102.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 43km WNW of Lluta, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-29 20:58:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-29 21:18:18 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 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 3.182 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 134 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 us10008m2t Id of event.
Event Code 10008m2t An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008m2t, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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