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Minor earthquake, 3.8 mag was detected near Cocachacra in Peru

Earthquake location -12.0059S, -76.5299WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Cocachacra in Peru on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 18:17:05 / 6:17 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/09/20 / 2020-09-09 18:17:05 / September 9, 2020 @ 6:17 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 70.95 km (44 miles). Event id: us7000bkj1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bkj1. Exact location of event, longitude -76.5299 West, latitude -12.0059 South, depth = 70.95 km.

Epicenter of the event was 54 km (34 miles) from Lima (c. 7 737 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Callao (c. 813 300 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Surco (c. 251 600 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Chosica (c. 88 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from San Isidro (c. 68 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Mala (c. 17 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mala, Callao, Morococha. Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 10 km S of Cocachacra, Peru.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -76.5299° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -12.0059° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 70.95 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10 km S of Cocachacra, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-09 18:17:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-09 22:17:10 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 223 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 0.306 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 125 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 us7000bkj1 Id of event.
Event Code 7000bkj1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bkj1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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