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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag has occurred near Ilabaya in Peru

Earthquake location -17.6744S, -70.6526WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Ilabaya in Peru on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 96.3 km (60 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/01/19 / 2019-01-14 22:48:08 / January 14, 2019 @ 10:48 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.6526 West, latitude -17.6744 South, depth = 96.3 km. 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: us1000is4x. Unique identifier: us1000is4x. The temblor was detected at 17:48:08 / 5:48 pm (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Arica (c. 186 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Moquegua (c. 54 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Ilo (c. 53 500 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Pacocha (c. 7 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Torata (c. 7 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arica, Pacocha, Ilo (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 have been detected in the same area.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 31 km SSW of Ilabaya, Peru.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.6526° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -17.6744° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 96.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km SSW of Ilabaya, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-01-14 22:48:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-04 03:19:23 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 416 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 0.753 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 160 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 us1000is4x Id of event.
Event Code 1000is4x An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000is4x, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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