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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Minas de Marcona in Peru

Earthquake location -15.0871S, -75.7237WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Minas de Marcona in Peru. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:03:33 / 11:03 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 -75.7237 West, latitude -15.0871 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dcp4. Unique identifier: us6000dcp4. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/01/21 / 2021-01-20 23:03:33 / January 20, 2021 @ 11:03 pm UTC/GMT.

Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Nazca (c. 23 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Minas de Marcona (c. 15 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Palpa (c. 5 900 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nazca, Palpa, Minas de Marcona (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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: 67 km WNW of Minas de Marcona, Peru.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -75.7237° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -15.0871° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 67 km WNW of Minas de Marcona, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-20 23:03:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-31 06:07:56 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 3.267 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 160 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 us6000dcp4 Id of event.
Event Code 6000dcp4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dcp4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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