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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag has occurred near Santiago in Peru

Earthquake location -14.883S, -76.0311WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Santiago in Peru on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000527g. Id of event: us6000527g. The temblor was detected at 23:39:23 / 11:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 17.25 km, -76.0311° West, -14.883° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/08/19 / 2019-08-08 04:39:23 / August 8, 2019 @ 4:39 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 17.25 km (11 miles).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Juan Bautista, Subtanjalla, Palpa. Event epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Ica (c. 246 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Santiago (c. 10 400 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Subtanjalla (c. 9 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Los Aquijes (c. 7 800 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from San Juan Bautista (c. 6 900 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Palpa (c. 5 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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. 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: 84 km SSW of Santiago, Peru.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -76.0311° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -14.883° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 84km SSW of Santiago, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-08 04:39:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-08 04:57:40 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 369 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 2.984 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.97 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 131 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 us6000527g Id of event.
Event Code 6000527g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000527g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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