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Strong earthquake: M6 quake has struck near Lampa in Peru

Earthquake location -15.2747S, -70.663WA earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) strikes 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Lampa in Peru on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 153.41 km (95 miles). Event id: us6000a316. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a316. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/05/20 / 2020-05-31 05:09:35 / May 31, 2020 @ 5:09 am. The temblor was reported at 05:09:35 / 5:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.663 West, latitude -15.2747 South, depth = 153.41 km.

Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). The epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Azángaro (c. 13 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Hacienda Huancane (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puno, Atuncolla, Hacienda Huancane.

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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 32 km WNW of Lampa, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.663° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -15.2747° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 153.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 32 km WNW of Lampa, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-31 05:09:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-31 05:31:38 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.949 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 554 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 2.566 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 59 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 us6000a316 Id of event.
Event Code 6000a316 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000a316, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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