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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Talavera in Peru



Earthquake location -14.1429S, -73.6799WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Talavera in Peru on Thursday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:56:27 / 11:56 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 67.14 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/07/17 / 2017-07-20 16:56:27 / July 20, 2017 @ 4:56 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20009yi8. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009yi8. Exact location of event, longitude -73.6799 West, latitude -14.1429 South, depth = 67.14 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puquio, Tambo, San Jerónimo (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Andahuaylas (c. 17 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Puquio (c. 10 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Talavera (c. 7 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from San Jerónimo (c. 5 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tambo (c. 5 000 pop). Close 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. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -73.6799° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -14.1429° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 67.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 60km SSW of Talavera, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-20 16:56:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-20 17:53:10 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 284 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 3.752 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.36 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 us20009yi8 Id of event.
Event Code 20009yi8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009yi8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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