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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 36 km WSW of Oyon, Peru



Earthquake location -10.8193S, -77.0692WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Oyon in Peru on Friday. The temblor was detected at 12:41:43 / 12:41 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20009y3u. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009y3u. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 119.14 km (74 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 14/07/17 / 2017-07-14 17:41:43 / July 14, 2017 @ 5:41 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 119.14 km, -77.0692° West, -10.8193° South.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Cerro de Pasco (c. 78 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Huaral (c. 62 200 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Huacho (c. 54 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barranca (c. 46 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Chaupimarca (c. 28 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Paramonga (c. 27 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cerro de Pasco, San Miguel de Cauri, Tinyahuarco (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 ten 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 36 km WSW of Oyon, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -77.0692° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -10.8193° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 119.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 36km WSW of Oyon, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-14 17:41:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-11 21:28:09 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 298 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 1.182 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 166 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 us20009y3u Id of event.
Event Code 20009y3u An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009y3u, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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