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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Juli in Peru

Earthquake location -16.6S, -69.696WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Juli in Peru. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/02/18 / 2018-02-20 07:08:01 / February 20, 2018 @ 7:08 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 177.6 km (110 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -69.696° West, -16.6° South, depth 177.6 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:08:01 / 2:08 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000d57q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000d57q.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puno, Yunguyo, Desaguadero (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Event epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Yunguyo (c. 16 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Juli (c. 7 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Desaguadero (c. 5 300 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 two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 49 km SSW of Juli, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -69.696° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -16.6° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 177.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 49km SSW of Juli, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-02-20 07:08:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-02-20 07:28:09 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 326 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 1.533 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 114 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 us2000d57q Id of event.
Event Code 2000d57q An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000d57q, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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