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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 28 km WSW of Lampa, Peru

Earthquake location -15.4111S, -70.6249WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Lampa in Peru. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jj1k. Unique identifier: us1000jj1k. The temblor was detected at 00:41:43 / 12:41 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/03/19 / 2019-03-20 05:41:43 / March 20, 2019 @ 5:41 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 191.64 km, -70.6249° West, -15.4111° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 191.64 km (119 miles).

Event epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Puno (c. 116 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Azángaro (c. 13 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Hacienda Huancane (c. 7 800 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puno, Azángaro, Atuncolla.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km WSW of Lampa, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -70.6249° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -15.4111° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 191.64 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km WSW of Lampa, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-20 05:41:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-20 05:57:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 115 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 us1000jj1k Id of event.
Event Code 1000jj1k An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000jj1k, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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