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Moderate earthquake, 5.4 mag strikes near Tambo in Peru



Earthquake location -14.5351S, -73.4102WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Tambo in Peru. The temblor was picked up at 12:09:06 / 12:09 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10008ssf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008ssf. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -73.4102° West, -14.5351° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/05/17 / 2017-05-16 17:09:06 / May 16, 2017 @ 5:09 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Earthquake epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Andahuaylas (c. 17 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Puquio (c. 10 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Coracora (c. 7 400 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Talavera (c. 7 400 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from San Jerónimo (c. 5 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Tambo (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Jerónimo, Talavera, Andahuaylas. Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 61 km ENE of Tambo, Peru.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -73.4102° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -14.5351° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 61km ENE of Tambo, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-05-16 17:09:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-16 17:29:10 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 449 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 4.192 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 130 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 us10008ssf Id of event.
Event Code 10008ssf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008ssf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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