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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag has occurred near Tingo María in Peru

Earthquake location -8.9193S, -75.9099WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Tingo María in Peru on Tuesday. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:16:29 / 7:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/03/21 / 2021-03-09 19:16:29 / March 9, 2021 @ 7:16 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -75.9099° West, -8.9193° South, depth 114.7 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 114.7 km (71 miles). Event id: us7000dhhn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dhhn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tocache, Uchiza, Tingo María (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km (27 miles) from Tingo María (c. 53 200 pop), 105 km (66 miles) from Tocache (c. 29 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Uchiza (c. 17 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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: 42 km NNE of Tingo María, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -75.9099° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.9193° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 114.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 42 km NNE of Tingo María, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-09 19:16:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-09 19:41:57 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 400 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 3.183 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 90 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 us7000dhhn Id of event.
Event Code 7000dhhn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000dhhn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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