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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Juliaca in Peru

Earthquake location -15.3926S, -70.1794WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Juliaca in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 223.34 km (139 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 223.34 km, -70.1794° West, -15.3926° South. Unique identifier: us2000aisn. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aisn. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:44:27 / 5:44 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 10:44:27 / September 9, 2017 @ 10:44 am.

Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Azángaro (c. 13 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Putina (c. 8 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hacienda Huancane, Putina, Ayaviri (min 5000 pop).

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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km NNW of Juliaca, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.1794° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -15.3926° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 223.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km NNW of Juliaca, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-09 10:44:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-09 10:58:50 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 271 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 2.163 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 142 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 us2000aisn Id of event.
Event Code 2000aisn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000aisn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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