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Major earthquake, 7.2 mag has occurred near Atiquipa in Peru

Earthquake location -15.8106S, -74.4447WA major earthquake magnitude 7.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Atiquipa in Peru. Exact location, longitude -74.4447° West, latitude -15.8106° South, depth = 27.985 km. Global time and date of event 28/06/24 / 2024-06-28 05:36:37 / June 28, 2024 @ 5:36 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 05:36:37 / 5:36 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27.985 km (17 miles). Unique identifier: us6000n8tq. Ids that are associated to the event: pt24180000, at00sfrzl3, us6000n8tq. A tsunami warning has been issued near Atiquipa in Peru (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puquio, Tambo, Nazca. The epicenter was 121 km (75 miles) from Nazca (c. 23 600 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Minas de Marcona (c. 15 500 pop), 128 km (79 miles) from Puquio (c. 10 500 pop), 112 km (69 miles) from Coracora (c. 7 400 pop), 126 km (78 miles) from Tambo (c. 5 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 15 major quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 8 km W of Atiquipa, Peru.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 7.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -74.4447° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -15.8106° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 27.985 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8 km W of Atiquipa, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-06-28 05:36:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-28 05:56:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 17 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 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 1 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 805 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 ,pt,at,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 89 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 4.677 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 46 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000n8tq Id of event.
Event Code 6000n8tq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt24180000,at00sfrzl3,us6000n8tq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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