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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Campoverde in Peru

Earthquake location -8.9059S, -74.5481WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Campoverde in Peru on Sunday. Event id: us70008c47. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008c47. 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 143.41 km (89 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -74.5481° West, latitude -8.9059° South, depth = 143.41 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:35:08 / 10:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/03/20 / 2020-03-15 15:35:08 / March 15, 2020 @ 3:35 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (36 miles) from Pucallpa (c. 310 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Campoverde (c. 8 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pucallpa, Campoverde.

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 ten 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 55 km SSE of Campoverde, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -74.5481° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.9059° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 143.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 55km SSE of Campoverde, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-15 15:35:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-19 19:43:20 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 284 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 2.166 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.52 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 78 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 us70008c47 Id of event.
Event Code 70008c47 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008c47, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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