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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Cahuacho in Peru

Earthquake location -15.6794S, -73.2699WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Cahuacho in Peru. Exact location of earthquake, -73.2699° West, -15.6794° South, depth 55.144 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:00:49 / 4:00 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/07/24 / 2024-07-06 04:00:49 / July 6, 2024 @ 4:00 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000mxdg. Event ids that are associated: us7000mxdg. The epicenter was at a depth of 55.144 km (34 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coracora (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Coracora (c. 7 400 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 29 km SE of Cahuacho, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -73.2699° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -15.6794° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 55.144 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29 km SE of Cahuacho, Peru Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-07-06 04:00:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-06 04:21:58 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 284 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 27 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 3.874 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 160 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 us7000mxdg Id of event.
Event Code 7000mxdg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mxdg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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