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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Lluta in Peru

Earthquake location -15.9915S, -72.4505WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Lluta in Peru. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:24:54 / 9:24 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.4505 West, latitude -15.9915 South, depth = 104.62 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 104.62 km (65 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000apz1. Id of event: us7000apz1. Global time and date of event 16/07/20 / 2020-07-16 21:24:54 / July 16, 2020 @ 9:24 pm UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yura, Orcopampa, Camaná (min 5000 pop).

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 nineteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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: 46 km W of Lluta, Peru.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -72.4505° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -15.9915° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 104.62 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 46 km W 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 2020-07-16 21:24:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-16 21:44:35 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 271 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 3.108 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 142 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 us7000apz1 Id of event.
Event Code 7000apz1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000apz1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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