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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Pucallpa in Peru

Earthquake location -7.9646S, -74.5413WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Pucallpa in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 157.34 km (98 miles). Global time and date of event 14/04/18 / 2018-04-14 19:26:27 / April 14, 2018 @ 7:26 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:26:27 / 2:26 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000e0e3. Id of event: us2000e0e3. Exact location of earthquake, -74.5413° West, -7.9646° South, depth 157.34 km.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Contamana, Campoverde, Pucallpa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 46 km (29 miles) from Pucallpa (c. 310 800 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Contamana (c. 13 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Campoverde (c. 8 900 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 45 km N of Pucallpa, Peru.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -74.5413° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -7.9646° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 157.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45km N of Pucallpa, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-14 19:26:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-14 19:37:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 1.834 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.49 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 99 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 us2000e0e3 Id of event.
Event Code 2000e0e3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000e0e3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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