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Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - 85km SSW of Acari, Peru on Wednesday, 25 September 2013

Major mag. 7.0 earthquake - 50km S of Acari, Peru on Wednesday, 25 September 2013

Major mag. 7.0 earthquake  - 50km S of Acari, Peru on Wednesday, 25 September 2013
25 Sep 16:49 UTC: First to report: USGS after 6 minutes.
Date & time: Wednesday, 25 September 2013 16:42 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 11:42:42
Magnitude: 7.0
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.8819°S / 74.5435°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (183 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) SW of Atiquipa (pop: 100)
30 km (19 mi) SE of Chaviña (pop: 200)
45 km (28 mi) SE of Vijoto (pop: 100)
96 km (60 mi) SE of Minas de Marcona (pop: 15,500)
124 km (77 mi) SE of Nazca (pop: 23,600)
504 km (313 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 11:42:42 (25 Sep 16:42:42 UTC)M 7.0 / 40 km50km S of Acari, PeruUSGS
Wed, 25 Sep 16:42 UTCM 7.1 / 40 kmNear Coast of PeruGFZ
Wed, 25 Sep 16:42 UTCM 7.0 / 40 kmNEAR COAST OF SOUTHERN PERUEMSC
Wed, 25 Sep 16:42 UTCM 7.0 / 40 kmS of Acari, PeruGeoAu
25/09/2013 11:42:39 (25 Sep 16:42:39 UTC)M 6.9 / 31 kmV-VI Acari, Caraveli; IV Arequipa, Ica III; Huancavelica II Cusco (Peru)IGP
Wed, 25 Sep 16:43 UTCM 7.0 / 30 km363 Km Al O De ArequipaGUG (U. Chile)

shake map
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User reports for this quake (2)

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Pisco, Peru / Light shaking (MMI IV)
San Luis, Lima, Peru (499 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt it through the floor and the window rattled a bit, it lasted about one minute.

Aftershocks of the 7.0 quake: 50km S of Acari, Peru, 25 Sep 2013 16:42

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (59 quakes):
  • 28 Jul 2015 16:04 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    108 km (67.1 mi) depth
    |
    95 km (59 mi) distance
    | IGP | Details
  • 23 Jul 2015 15:39 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    70 km (43.5 mi) depth
    |
    124 km (77 mi) distance
    | IGP | Details
  • 07 Jul 2015 04:27 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    27 km (16.8 mi) depth
    |
    88 km (55 mi) distance
    | IGP | Details
  • 06 Jul 2015 17:34 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    22 km (13.7 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (20 mi) distance
    | IGP | Details
  • 29 Jun 2015 09:09 UTC
    | M 5.8 |
    28 km (17.4 mi) depth
    |
    43 km (27 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 29 Jun 2015 09:09 UTC
    | M 5.8 |
    23 km (14.3 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (28 mi) distance
    | IGP | Details
  • 28 Jun 2015 10:16 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    27 km (16.8 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | IGP | Details
  • 21 Jun 2015 10:56 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    72 km (44.7 mi) depth
    |
    74 km (46 mi) distance
    | IGP | Details
  • 21 Jun 2015 10:56 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    72 km (44.7 mi) depth
    |
    75 km (47 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 10 Jun 2015 22:58 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    24 km (14.9 mi) depth
    |
    128 km (79 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 04 Jun 2015 16:43 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    49 km (30.4 mi) depth
    |
    83 km (52 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 04 Jun 2015 16:43 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    32 km (19.9 mi) depth
    |
    84 km (52 mi) distance
    | IGP | Details
  • 15 May 2015 21:07 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    72 km (45 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 15 May 2015 21:07 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    91 km (57 mi) distance
    | IGP | Details
  • 08 Apr 2015 03:26 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    85 km (52.8 mi) depth
    |
    95 km (59 mi) distance
    | IGP | Details
  • 04 Apr 2015 12:52 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    52 km (32.3 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | IGP | Details
  • Show all

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Major mag. 7.0 earthquake - 50km S of Acari, Peru on Wednesday, 25 September 2013

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