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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Juli in Peru

Earthquake location -16.3234S, -69.6431WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Juli in Peru on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/10/18 / 2018-10-18 21:05:55 / October 18, 2018 @ 9:05 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 212.36 km (132 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000he42. Unique identifier: us1000he42. The temblor was picked up at 16:05:55 / 4:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -69.6431 West, latitude -16.3234 South, depth = 212.36 km.

The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Yunguyo (c. 16 100 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Juli (c. 7 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Desaguadero (c. 5 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Atuncolla, San Pedro, Desaguadero (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 23 km WSW of Juli, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -69.6431° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -16.3234° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 212.36 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km WSW 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 2018-10-18 21:05:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-10-18 21:28:14 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 1.268 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 122 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 us1000he42 Id of event.
Event Code 1000he42 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000he42, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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