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Moderate earthquake: M5.7 quake has struck near Paracas in Peru

Earthquake location -14.4747S, -76.3145WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) strikes 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Paracas in Peru on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude -76.3145° West, latitude -14.4747° South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 29/11/17 / 2017-11-29 06:29:05 / November 29, 2017 @ 6:29 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:29:05 / 1:29 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000bvsl. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bvsl.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Clemente, Villa Tupac Amaru, Pisco (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (48 miles) from Ica (c. 246 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Pisco (c. 61 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from San Clemente (c. 15 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Villa Tupac Amaru (c. 11 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Santiago (c. 10 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Subtanjalla (c. 9 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Los Aquijes (c. 7 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from San Juan Bautista (c. 6 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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: 67 km S of Paracas, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -76.3145° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -14.4747° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 67km S of Paracas, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-29 06:29:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-29 06:47:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.15 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 500 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 2.525 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 128 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000bvsl Id of event.
Event Code 2000bvsl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bvsl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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