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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 20 km SSW of Orcopampa, Peru

Earthquake location -15.4309S, -72.4383WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Orcopampa in Peru on Wednesday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:24:58 / 7:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/12/19 / 2019-12-18 12:24:58 / December 18, 2019 @ 12:24 pm UTC/GMT. 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 134.19 km (83 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006t5u. Id of event: us60006t5u. Exact location of earthquake, -72.4383° West, -15.4309° South, depth 134.19 km.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lluta, Orcopampa. Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km SSW of Orcopampa, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -72.4383° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -15.4309° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 134.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km SSW of Orcopampa, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-18 12:24:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-18 13:12:15 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 3.545 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 133 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 us60006t5u Id of event.
Event Code 60006t5u An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60006t5u, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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