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Moderate earthquake 5.7 mag, 60 km SE of Coracora, Peru



Earthquake location -15.471S, -73.4519WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Coracora in Peru. Exact location, longitude -73.4519° West, latitude -15.471° South, depth = 69.05 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20009ph9. Event ids that are associated: us20009ph9. The 5.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:09:11 / 11:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/06/17 / 2017-06-24 16:09:11 / June 24, 2017 @ 4:09 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 69.05 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puquio, Tambo, Coracora. Epicenter of the earthquake was 113 km (70 miles) from Puquio (c. 10 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Coracora (c. 7 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tambo (c. 5 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 60 km SE of Coracora, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -73.4519° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -15.471° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 69.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 60km SE of Coracora, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-24 16:09:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-24 16:26:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.23 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 500 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 4.144 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 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 mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20009ph9 Id of event.
Event Code 20009ph9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009ph9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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