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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Ilabaya in Peru

Earthquake location -17.3408S, -70.7066WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Ilabaya in Peru. Exact location of event, depth 118.27 km, -70.7066° West, -17.3408° South. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:46:56 / 10:46 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005cbs. Unique identifier: us70005cbs. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/08/19 / 2019-08-30 03:46:56 / August 30, 2019 @ 3:46 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 118.27 km (73 miles).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tacna, Ilo, Pacocha. Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Moquegua (c. 54 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Ilo (c. 53 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Pacocha (c. 7 600 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Torata (c. 7 100 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 22 km WNW of Ilabaya, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.7066° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -17.3408° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 118.27 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km WNW of Ilabaya, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-30 03:46:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-05 23:53:47 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 284 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 1.081 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 210 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 us70005cbs Id of event.
Event Code 70005cbs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005cbs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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