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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag was detected near Andahuaylas in Peru

Earthquake location -14.2723S, -73.2066WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Andahuaylas in Peru. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 52.78 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008vh3. Id of event: us70008vh3. Exact location of event, longitude -73.2066 West, latitude -14.2723 South, depth = 52.78 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/04/20 / 2020-04-13 13:18:26 / April 13, 2020 @ 1:18 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:18:26 / 8:18 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coracora, Tambo, Abancay (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Abancay (c. 55 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Andahuaylas (c. 17 400 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Coracora (c. 7 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Talavera (c. 7 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from San Jerónimo (c. 5 600 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Tambo (c. 5 000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 70 km SSE of Andahuaylas, Peru.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -73.2066° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -14.2723° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 52.78 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 70km SSE of Andahuaylas, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-04-13 13:18:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-13 13:35:14 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 416 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 4.207 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 112 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70008vh3 Id of event.
Event Code 70008vh3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008vh3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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