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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Satipo in Peru

Earthquake location -10.8122S, -74.6709WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Satipo in Peru on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 49.94 km (31 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/07/17 / 2017-07-01 16:56:44 / July 1, 2017 @ 4:56 pm. Id of earthquake: us100095r2. Event ids that are associated: us100095r2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.6709 West, latitude -10.8122 South, depth = 49.94 km. The temblor was reported at 11:56:44 / 11:56 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Oxapampa, San Ramón, Villa Rica. Event epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Satipo (c. 15 500 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from San Ramón (c. 14 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Oxapampa (c. 12 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Villa Rica (c. 7 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Perené (c. 6 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Mazamari (c. 6 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 48 km N of Satipo, Peru.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -74.6709° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -10.8122° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 49.94 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 48km N of Satipo, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-01 16:56:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-01 17:11:27 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 326 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 2.428 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 79 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 us100095r2 Id of event.
Event Code 100095r2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100095r2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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