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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 18 km W of Juliaca, Peru

Earthquake location -15.5137S, -70.3031WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Juliaca in Peru. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:56:57 / 9:56 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 204.06 km (127 miles). Id of earthquake: us600064vh. Event ids that are associated: us600064vh. Exact location of event, longitude -70.3031 West, latitude -15.5137 South, depth = 204.06 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/10/19 / 2019-10-30 14:56:57 / October 30, 2019 @ 2:56 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Putina, Ilave, Ayaviri. Epicenter of the event was 18 km (11 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Azángaro (c. 13 300 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Putina (c. 8 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).

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 two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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 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: 18 km W of Juliaca, Peru.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.3031° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -15.5137° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 204.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km W of Juliaca, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-30 14:56:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-31 05:53:40 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 326 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 2.21 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 137 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 us600064vh Id of event.
Event Code 600064vh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600064vh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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