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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag has occurred near Pucallpa in Peru



Earthquake location -8.8747S, -74.4501WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Pucallpa in Peru. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/11/17 / 2017-11-24 14:04:58 / November 24, 2017 @ 2:04 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -74.4501 West, latitude -8.8747 South, depth = 146.22 km. The temblor was detected at 09:04:58 / 9:04 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000btxf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000btxf. The epicenter was at a depth of 146.22 km (91 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Pucallpa (c. 310 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Campoverde (c. 8 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Campoverde, Pucallpa (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every 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. 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: 55 km SSE of Pucallpa, Peru.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -74.4501° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.8747° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 146.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 55km SSE of Pucallpa, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-24 14:04:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-24 14:22:41 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 2.068 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.3 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 101 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 us2000btxf Id of event.
Event Code 2000btxf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000btxf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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