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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag has occurred near Campoverde in Peru

Earthquake location -8.2649S, -75.1343WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Campoverde in Peru on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -75.1343 West, latitude -8.2649 South, depth = 124.84 km. Unique identifier: us600055h8. Ids that are associated to the event: us600055h8. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:06:51 / 11:06 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 124.84 km (78 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/08/19 / 2019-08-15 16:06:51 / August 15, 2019 @ 4:06 pm.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Pucallpa (c. 310 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Campoverde (c. 8 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pucallpa, Campoverde (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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: 43 km WNW of Campoverde, 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 -75.1343° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.2649° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 124.84 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 43km WNW of Campoverde, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-15 16:06:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-15 16:47:45 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 2.464 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 115 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 us600055h8 Id of event.
Event Code 600055h8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600055h8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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