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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Santa Rosa in Peru

Earthquake location -10.5962S, -74.7418WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Santa Rosa in Peru on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:19:29 / 8:19 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.221 km (11 miles). Exact location, longitude -74.7418° West, latitude -10.5962° South, depth = 18.221 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/05/24 / 2024-05-07 08:19:29 / May 7, 2024 @ 8:19 am. Unique identifier: us6000mwws. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000mwws.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Satipo (c. 15 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from San Ramón (c. 14 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Oxapampa (c. 12 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Villa Rica (c. 7 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Perené (c. 6 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mazamari (c. 6 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Ramón, Mazamari, Satipo (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 38 km NNE of Santa Rosa, Peru.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -74.7418° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -10.5962° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.221 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38 km NNE of Santa Rosa, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-05-07 08:19:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-06 02:53:59 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 34 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.481 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.97 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 86 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 us6000mwws Id of event.
Event Code 6000mwws An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000mwws, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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