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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near San Fernando in Peru

Earthquake location -8.3101S, -74.3924WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from San Fernando in Peru. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c5n6. Id of event: us6000c5n6. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 158.54 km (99 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:38:58 / 10:38 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -74.3924 West, latitude -8.3101 South, depth = 158.54 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/10/20 / 2020-10-05 10:38:58 / October 5, 2020 @ 10:38 am.

Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 19 km (12 miles) from Pucallpa (c. 310 800 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Campoverde (c. 8 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Campoverde, Pucallpa (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km ENE of San Fernando, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -74.3924° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.3101° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 158.54 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18 km ENE of San Fernando, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-05 10:38:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-09 06:27:10 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 298 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 1.767 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 108 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 us6000c5n6 Id of event.
Event Code 6000c5n6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c5n6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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