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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag has occurred near Aguas Verdes in Peru

Earthquake location -3.2515S, -80.3184WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Aguas Verdes in Peru. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003a3g. Unique identifier: us70003a3g. Exact location, longitude -80.3184° West, latitude -3.2515° South, depth = 56.63 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 56.63 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/04/19 / 2019-04-22 01:04:54 / April 22, 2019 @ 1:04 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 20:04:54 / 8:04 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naranjal, Portovelo, Zaruma (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Machala (c. 198 100 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Tumbes (c. 109 200 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Pasaje (c. 44 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 41 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Huaquillas (c. 39 800 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Naranjal (c. 32 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Playas (c. 30 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 26 km NNW of Aguas Verdes, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -80.3184° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -3.2515° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 56.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km NNW of Aguas Verdes, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-22 01:04:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-22 01:25:06 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 354 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 5.286 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 142 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 us70003a3g Id of event.
Event Code 70003a3g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003a3g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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