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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag strikes near Puno in Peru

Earthquake location -16.0494S, -70.2561WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Puno in Peru on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/08/19 / 2019-08-09 22:27:53 / August 9, 2019 @ 10:27 pm. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:27:53 / 5:27 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000536m. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000536m. Exact location of event, longitude -70.2561 West, latitude -16.0494 South, depth = 192.61 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 192.61 km (120 miles).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Juli, Hacienda Huancane, Ilave (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hacienda Huancane (c. 7 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Juli (c. 7 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 33 km SW of Puno, Peru.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.2561° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -16.0494° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 192.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33km SW of Puno, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-09 22:27:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-09 22:47:01 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 340 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 1.702 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 117 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 us6000536m Id of event.
Event Code 6000536m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000536m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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