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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag has occurred near Huarichancara in Peru

Earthquake location -15.5163S, -70.8292WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Huarichancara in Peru. The temblor was picked up at 22:42:16 / 10:42 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 154.06 km (96 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -70.8292° West, latitude -15.5163° South, depth = 154.06 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/17 / 2017-09-01 03:42:16 / September 1, 2017 @ 3:42 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000adra. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000adra.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Azángaro, Puno, Atuncolla (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Azángaro (c. 13 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Hacienda Huancane (c. 7 800 pop).

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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 28 km ENE of Huarichancara, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.8292° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -15.5163° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 154.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km ENE of Huarichancara, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-01 03:42:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-01 03:56:18 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 340 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 2.434 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 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 us2000adra Id of event.
Event Code 2000adra An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000adra, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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