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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Oxapampa in Peru

Earthquake location -9.9592S, -75.4334WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Oxapampa in Peru. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/04/17 / 2017-04-02 07:28:11 / April 2, 2017 @ 7:28 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 02:28:11 / 2:28 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008dwq. Unique identifier: us10008dwq. Exact location, longitude -75.4334° West, latitude -9.9592° South, depth = 89 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 89 km (55 miles).

Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Huánuco (c. 148 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Oxapampa (c. 12 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Villa Rica (c. 7 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ambo (c. 6 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Huánuco, Villa Rica, Ambo (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 68 km N of Oxapampa, Peru.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -75.4334° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -9.9592° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 89 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 68km N of Oxapampa, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-02 07:28:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-28 06:34:42 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 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 259 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 2.444 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 110 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 us10008dwq Id of event.
Event Code 10008dwq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008dwq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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