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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Lluta in Peru

Earthquake location -15.7343S, -72.3463WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Lluta in Peru on Thursday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:28:43 / 9:28 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 113.45 km (70 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/01/20 / 2020-01-17 02:28:43 / January 17, 2020 @ 2:28 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -72.3463° West, -15.7343° South, depth 113.45 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us60007j7z. Unique identifier: us60007j7z.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 47 km (29 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yura, Orcopampa, Lluta.

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 47 km NW of Lluta, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -72.3463° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -15.7343° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 113.45 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 47km NW of Lluta, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-17 02:28:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-29 22:44:58 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 259 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 3.248 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 148 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 us60007j7z Id of event.
Event Code 60007j7z An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60007j7z, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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