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Moderate earthquake: M5.3 quake has struck near Atiquipa in Peru

Earthquake location -16.1686S, -74.3463WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 41 km S of Atiquipa, Peru (25 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 52.923 km, -74.3463° West, -16.1686° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/06/24 / 2024-06-29 07:22:53 / June 29, 2024 @ 7:22 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000n94d. Id of event: us6000n94d. The temblor was detected at 07:22:53 / 7:22 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 52.923 km (33 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 41 km S of Atiquipa, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -74.3463° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -16.1686° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 52.923 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 41 km S 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 2024-06-29 07:22:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-29 07:41:09 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 432 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 58 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 4.408 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 137 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 us6000n94d Id of event.
Event Code 6000n94d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000n94d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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