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Major earthquake: M7 quake has struck near Azangaro in Peru

Earthquake location -14.6844S, -70.1267WA major earthquake magnitude 7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Azangaro in Peru. Exact location of event, longitude -70.1267 West, latitude -14.6844 South, depth = 257.42 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 257.42 km (160 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/03/19 / 2019-03-01 08:50:41 / March 1, 2019 @ 8:50 am. The temblor was picked up at 03:50:41 / 3:50 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Azangaro in Peru (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000j96d. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00pnoj8k, pt19060000, us1000j96d.

Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puno, Sicuani, Putina (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 91 km (56 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 129 km (80 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 127 km (79 miles) from Sicuani (c. 33 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from La Rinconada (c. 29 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Azángaro (c. 13 300 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 115 km (72 miles) from Putina (c. 8 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Macusani (c. 6 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 27 km NNE of Azangaro, Peru.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.1267° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -14.6844° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 257.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km NNE of Azangaro, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-01 08:50:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-01 09:12:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 54 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 1 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 1 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 785 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 ,at,pt,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 2.499 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 44 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000j96d Id of event.
Event Code 1000j96d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00pnoj8k,pt19060000,us1000j96d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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