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Moderate earthquake 5.4 mag, 66 km ENE of Pampas, Peru

Earthquake location -12.1848S, -74.3304WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Pampas in Peru on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.3304 West, latitude -12.1848 South, depth = 10 km. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:33:16 / 9:33 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us2000jhyq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jhyq. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/02/19 / 2019-02-14 14:33:16 / February 14, 2019 @ 2:33 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Satipo, Ayacucho, San Jerónimo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 96 km (60 miles) from Huancayo (c. 376 700 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Ayacucho (c. 140 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Huancavelica (c. 41 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Huanta (c. 18 600 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Satipo (c. 15 500 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Chupaca (c. 9 900 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from San Jerónimo (c. 8 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 66 km ENE of Pampas, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -74.3304° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -12.1848° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 66km ENE of Pampas, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-02-14 14:33:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-14 14:54:16 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 449 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 4.707 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 149 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000jhyq Id of event.
Event Code 2000jhyq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jhyq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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