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Light earthquake 4.7 mag, 91 km WSW of San Vicente de Canete, Peru

Earthquake location -13.5172S, -77.0969WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 91 kilometers (57 miles) from San Vicente de Canete in Peru on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.63 km (16 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -77.0969 West, latitude -13.5172 South, depth = 25.63 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:13:11 / 3:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/11/17 / 2017-11-08 20:13:11 / November 8, 2017 @ 8:13 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000bkhr. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bkhr.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pisco, Nuevo Imperial, Imperial (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 99 km (61 miles) from Pisco (c. 61 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Imperial (c. 32 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Nuevo Imperial (c. 32 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from San Vicente de Cañete (c. 25 500 pop).

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

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 91 km WSW of San Vicente de Canete, Peru.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -77.0969° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -13.5172° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 91km WSW of San Vicente de Canete, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-08 20:13:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-17 02:09:38 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 1.54 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 161 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 us2000bkhr Id of event.
Event Code 2000bkhr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bkhr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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