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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Huicungo in Peru

Earthquake location -7.5972S, -76.2601WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Huicungo in Peru. Exact location of earthquake, -76.2601° West, -7.5972° South, depth 107.03 km. Id of earthquake: us1000d2yu. Event ids that are associated: us1000d2yu. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:30:27 / 8:30 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 107.03 km (67 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 time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/03/18 / 2018-03-11 01:30:27 / March 11, 2018 @ 1:30 am.

Event epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Juanjuí (c. 37 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Tocache (c. 29 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Bellavista (c. 15 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Huicungo (c. 6 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Picota (c. 6 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Picota, Tocache, Bellavista (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. 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: 68 km ESE of Huicungo, Peru.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -76.2601° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.5972° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 107.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 68km ESE of Huicungo, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-11 01:30:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-11 04:01:25 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 259 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 3.526 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 123 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 us1000d2yu Id of event.
Event Code 1000d2yu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000d2yu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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