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Major earthquake, 7 mag has occurred near Atiquipa in Peru

Earthquake location -16S, -74.6WA major earthquake with magnitude 7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Atiquipa in Peru. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/06/24 / 2024-06-28 05:36:39 / June 28, 2024 @ 5:36 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: at00sfrzl3. Event ids that are associated: pt24180000, at00sfrzl3. A tsunami warning has been issued near Atiquipa in Peru (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 60 km (37 miles). The temblor was detected at 05:36:39 / 5:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.6 West, latitude -16 South, depth = 60 km.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coracora, Nazca, Minas de Marcona. Epicenter of the event was 135 km (84 miles) from Nazca (c. 23 600 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Minas de Marcona (c. 15 500 pop), 139 km (86 miles) from Coracora (c. 7 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km SW of Atiquipa, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -74.6° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -16° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 60 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33 km SW 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 05:36:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-28 05:49:15 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 755 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,pt,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 46 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 4.568832 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.54 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 118.799990496 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Mi The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID at00sfrzl3 Id of event.
Event Code 00sfrzl3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt24180000,at00sfrzl3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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