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Minor earthquake: M3.9 quake strikes near Nicolas de Pierola in Peru

Earthquake location -12.0556S, -76.5579WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (mg/mb) was reported Friday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Nicolas de Pierola in Peru. The temblor was reported at 23:43:03 / 11:43 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 29.31 km (18 miles). Global time of event 28/02/15 / 2015-02-28 04:43:03 / February 28, 2015 @ 4:43 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -76.5579 West, latitude -12.0556 South, depth 29.31 km, unique identifier, usc000ttzb.

Close countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). The epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Lima (c. 7 737 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Callao (c. 813 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Surco (c. 251 600 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Chosica (c. 88 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from San Isidro (c. 68 300 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morococha, Mala, Callao.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -76.5579° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -12.0556° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 29.31 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km SE of Nicolas de Pierola, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-02-28 04:43:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-02-28 12:07:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 25 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 244 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 0.286 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 113 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 usc000ttzb Id of event.
Event Code c000ttzb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,usc000ttzb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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