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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 20 km E of Tarata, Peru

Earthquake location -17.4794S, -69.8393WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Tarata in Peru on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:31:15 / 4:31 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000b420. Event ids that are associated: us6000b420. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/07/20 / 2020-07-25 16:31:15 / July 25, 2020 @ 4:31 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -69.8393° West, -17.4794° South, depth 10 km.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tacna, Ilabaya (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Tacna (c. 280 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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: 20 km E of Tarata, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -69.8393° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -17.4794° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20 km E of Tarata, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-25 16:31:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-25 16:53:10 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 284 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 0.359 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 178 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 us6000b420 Id of event.
Event Code 6000b420 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b420, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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