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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag has occurred near Ayaviri in Peru

Earthquake location -15.2181S, -70.8284WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Ayaviri in Peru. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/01/19 / 2019-01-06 11:06:20 / January 6, 2019 @ 11:06 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -70.8284° West, -15.2181° South, depth 31.27 km. The temblor was detected at 06:06:20 / 6:06 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 31.27 km (19 miles). 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: us2000j0ss. Unique identifier: us2000j0ss.

The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Azángaro (c. 13 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hacienda Huancane (c. 7 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Atuncolla, Juliaca, Azángaro (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).

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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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: 44 km SW of Ayaviri, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.8284° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -15.2181° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 31.27 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 44km SW of Ayaviri, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-01-06 11:06:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-06 11:18:59 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 385 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 2.689 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 116 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 us2000j0ss Id of event.
Event Code 2000j0ss An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000j0ss, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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