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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag has occurred near Tournavista in Peru

Earthquake location -8.9738S, -74.8397WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Tournavista in Peru on Friday. Id of earthquake: us7000ce46. Event ids that are associated: us7000ce46. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.8397 West, latitude -8.9738 South, depth = 46.85 km. 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 46.85 km (29 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:29:01 / 12:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/11/20 / 2020-11-13 00:29:01 / November 13, 2020 @ 12:29 am.

Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Pucallpa (c. 310 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Campoverde (c. 8 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pucallpa, Campoverde (min 5000 pop).

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

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km WSW of Tournavista, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -74.8397° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -8.9738° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 46.85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15 km WSW of Tournavista, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-13 00:29:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-13 00:48:54 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 354 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 2.447 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.86 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 109 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 us7000ce46 Id of event.
Event Code 7000ce46 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ce46, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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