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Moderate earthquake, 5.7 mag was detected near Satipo in Peru

Earthquake location -10.7883S, -74.7461WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) strikes 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Satipo in Peru on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 30/10/17 / 2017-10-30 17:12:07 / October 30, 2017 @ 5:12 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -74.7461° West, -10.7883° South, depth 112.24 km. The temblor was detected at 12:12:07 / 12:12 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 112.24 km (70 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000ayky. Event ids that are associated: us1000ayky.

Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Satipo (c. 15 500 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from San Ramón (c. 14 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Oxapampa (c. 12 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Villa Rica (c. 7 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Perené (c. 6 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Mazamari (c. 6 800 pop), 112 km (69 miles) from Huasahuasi (c. 5 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Huasahuasi, San Ramón, Oxapampa (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 52 km NNW of Satipo, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -74.7461° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -10.7883° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 112.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 52km NNW 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 2017-10-30 17:12:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-10-30 17:36:20 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.9 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.94 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 501 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 2.375 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 62 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 us1000ayky Id of event.
Event Code 1000ayky An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000ayky, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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