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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Desaguadero in Peru

Earthquake location -16.7273S, -69.5449WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Desaguadero in Peru on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 10/06/20 / 2020-06-10 11:13:42 / June 10, 2020 @ 11:13 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000adhm. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000adhm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:13:42 / 11:13 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 204.19 km (127 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -69.5449 West, latitude -16.7273 South, depth = 204.19 km.

Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Yunguyo (c. 16 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Ilave (c. 16 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Juli (c. 7 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Desaguadero (c. 5 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from San Pedro (c. 5 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pedro, Ilave, Yunguyo (min 5000 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 56 km WSW of Desaguadero, Peru.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -69.5449° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -16.7273° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 204.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 56 km WSW of Desaguadero, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-10 11:13:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-08 07:21:19 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 312 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 0.859 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.39 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 127 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 us6000adhm Id of event.
Event Code 6000adhm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000adhm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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