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Major earthquake 7.1 mag, 9 km WNW of Azangaro, Peru

Earthquake location -14.9S, -70.3WA major earthquake magnitude 7.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Azangaro in Peru. Event id: at00pnoj8k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00pnoj8k, pt19060000. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/03/19 / 2019-03-01 08:50:42 / March 1, 2019 @ 8:50 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 258 km (160 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:50:42 / 3:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -70.3° West, latitude -14.9° South, depth = 258 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Azangaro in Peru (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sicuani, Hacienda Huancane, Putina (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 122 km (76 miles) from Sicuani (c. 33 600 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from La Rinconada (c. 29 700 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Azángaro (c. 13 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 113 km (70 miles) from Putina (c. 8 100 pop), 120 km (75 miles) from Hacienda Huancane (c. 7 800 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. Each year there are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 9 km WNW of Azangaro, Peru.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 7.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.3° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -14.9° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 258 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km WNW of Azangaro, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-01 08:50:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-01 09:06:24 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 6.1 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 1 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 777 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,at,pt, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 60 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 89.999992800001 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Mi The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID at00pnoj8k Id of event.
Event Code 00pnoj8k An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00pnoj8k,pt19060000, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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