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Light earthquake 4 mag, 15 km NNW of Mollendo, Peru



Earthquake location -16.8866S, -72.0626WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Mollendo in Peru on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 95.39 km (59 miles). Unique identifier: us2000e0ix. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000e0ix. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -72.0626 West, latitude -16.8866 South, depth = 95.39 km. Global time and date of event 15/04/18 / 2018-04-15 07:35:33 / April 15, 2018 @ 7:35 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 02:35:33 / 2:35 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yura, Arequipa, Camaná (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Arequipa (c. 841 100 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Mollendo (c. 29 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop), 39 km (25 miles) from Cocachacra (c. 8 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Punta de Bombón (c. 6 300 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 15 km NNW of Mollendo, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -72.0626° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -16.8866° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 95.39 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km NNW of Mollendo, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-15 07:35:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-15 08:07:48 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 246 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 2.384 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.72 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 153 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 us2000e0ix Id of event.
Event Code 2000e0ix An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000e0ix, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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