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Light earthquake: M4.8 quake has struck near Lluta in Peru

Earthquake location -15.8422S, -72.5663WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Lluta in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.11 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/04/17 / 2017-04-30 13:35:54 / April 30, 2017 @ 1:35 pm. The temblor was picked up at 08:35:54 / 8:35 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008m7m. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008m7m. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.5663 West, latitude -15.8422 South, depth = 9.11 km.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camaná, Orcopampa, Lluta (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 62 km WNW of Lluta, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -72.5663° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -15.8422° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 62km 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 2017-04-30 13:35:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-30 15:33:11 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 354 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 3.293 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 142 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 us10008m7m Id of event.
Event Code 10008m7m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008m7m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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