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

Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 21 km southwest of Atiquipa, Peru, on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 11:42:42

Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 21 km southwest of Atiquipa, Peru, on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 11:42:42 Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 21 km southwest of Atiquipa, Peru, on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 11:42:42

Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake at 40 km depth

25 Sep 16:49 UTC: First to report: USGS after 6 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 25, 2013 16:42:42 UTC
Local time at epicenterWednesday, September 25, 2013 11:42:42
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude7
Depth40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude15.8819°S / 74.5435°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Antipode15.882°N / 105.457°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt2 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoSara Sara (183 km / 114 mi)
Nearby towns and cities21 km (13 mi) WSW of Atiquipa (pop: 137) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
51 km (32 mi) S of Acari (pop: 4,450) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
88 km (55 mi) SE of San Juan de Marcona (pop: 12,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
96 km (60 mi) SE of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
124 km (77 mi) SSE of Nazca (pop: 23,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
125 km (77 mi) SW of Coracora (Parinacochas) (pop: 7,420) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
138 km (85 mi) SSW of Tambo (Lucanas Province) (pop: 5,030) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
139 km (86 mi) SSW of Puquio (Provincia de Lucanas) (pop: 10,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
212 km (132 mi) WNW of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
504 km (313 mi) SSE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
7.040 km50km S of Acari, PeruUSGS
7.140 kmNear Coast of PeruGFZ
7.040 km NEAR COAST OF SOUTHERN PERUEMSC
7.040 kmS of Acari, PeruGeoAu
6.931 kmV-VI Acari, Caraveli; IV Arequipa, Ica III; Huancavelica II Cusco (Peru)IGP
7.030 km363 km al O de ArequipaGUG (U. Chile)
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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.  
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (89 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Aug 11, 2015 04:12
7 years ago
4.4

56 km
2.2 km E of Armaycancha, Provincia de Lucanas, Ayacucho, PeruMore
Aug 1, 2015 09:09
7 years ago
4.1

111 km
59 km N of Camana, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 28, 2015 16:04
7 years ago
4.2

108 km
34 km SW of Coracora, Provincia de Parinacochas, Ayacucho, PeruMore
Jul 23, 2015 15:39
7 years ago
4.5

70 km
25 km NE of Atico, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 23, 2015 15:39
7 years ago
4.9

184 km
24 km SW of Yanaquihua, Provincia de Condesuyos, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 7, 2015 04:27
7 years ago
4.4

27 km
South Pacific Ocean, 24 km W of Atico, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 6, 2015 17:34
7 years ago
4.4

22 km
South Pacific Ocean, 27 km SW of Puente Chaparra, PeruMore
Jul 3, 2015 23:06
7 years ago
4.1

34 km
South Pacific Ocean, 10.9 km S of Punta Negra, PeruMore
Jun 29, 2015 09:09
7 years ago
5.8

28 km
South Pacific Ocean, 6.8 km SW of Puente Chaparra, PeruMore
Jun 29, 2015 09:09
7 years ago
5.8

23 km
South Pacific Ocean, 56 km S of Atiquipa, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 28, 2015 10:16
7 years ago
4.9

27 km
South Pacific Ocean, 81 km SE of San Juan de Marcona, PeruMore
Jun 21, 2015 10:56
7 years ago
4.6

72 km
18 km E of Huancalpa, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 21, 2015 10:56
7 years ago
4.7

72 km
21 km NE of Huancalpa, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 19, 2015 02:05
7 years ago
4.4

42 km
28 km SW of Palpa, Region Ica, PeruMore
Jun 10, 2015 22:58
7 years ago
4.0

24 km
30 km NE of Atico, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 4, 2015 16:43
7 years ago
4.4

49 km
22 km NW of Atico, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 4, 2015 16:43
7 years ago
4.5

32 km
21 km W of Atico, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, PeruMore
May 15, 2015 21:07
7 years ago
5.0

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, 31 km S of San Juan de Marcona, PeruMore
May 15, 2015 21:07
7 years ago
4.9

17 km
South Pacific Ocean, 52 km SW of San Juan de Marcona, PeruMore
Apr 20, 2015 04:32
7 years ago
4.0

42 km
South Pacific Ocean, 36 km SW of Camana, Arequipa, PeruMore
Apr 10, 2015 03:35
7 years ago
4.3

36 km
South Pacific Ocean, 11 km S of Cerro de Arena, PeruMore
Apr 8, 2015 03:26
7 years ago
4.1

85 km
28 km N of Atico, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, PeruMore
Apr 4, 2015 12:52
7 years ago
4.3

52 km
13 km E of Atiquipa, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, PeruMore
Mar 15, 2015 00:21
7 years ago
4.5

72 km
2.3 km S of Huito, Provincia de Parinacochas, Ayacucho, PeruMore
Mar 13, 2015 02:39
7 years ago
4.2

43 km
South Pacific Ocean, 28 km S of Atiquipa, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, PeruMore
Mar 2, 2015 02:49
7 years ago
4.3

42 km
28 km NW of Atico, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, PeruMore
Feb 24, 2015 03:33
7 years ago
4.2

60 km
33 km NW of Camana, Arequipa, PeruMore
Feb 6, 2015 07:06
8 years ago
4.2

39 km
South Pacific Ocean, 64 km SW of Atiquipa, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, PeruMore
Feb 4, 2015 05:49
8 years ago
4.2

45 km
South Pacific Ocean, 21 km S of Puente Chaparra, PeruMore
Jan 23, 2015 22:24
8 years ago
4.5

75 km
39 km S of Coracora, Provincia de Parinacochas, Ayacucho, PeruMore
Jan 11, 2015 21:39
8 years ago
5.0

50 km
9.4 km N of Huancalpa, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jan 11, 2015 21:39
8 years ago
5.1

41 km
South Pacific Ocean, 13 km S of Puente Chaparra, PeruMore
Jan 3, 2015 01:21
8 years ago
4.2

43 km
Arequipa, 17 km E of San Juan de Marcona, Provincia de Nazca, Region Ica, PeruMore
Dec 8, 2014 08:49
8 years ago
4.1

65 km
28 km S of Yanaquihua, Provincia de Condesuyos, Arequipa, PeruMore
Nov 19, 2014 14:17
8 years ago
4.8

77 km
29 km E of Huancalpa, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, PeruMore
Nov 19, 2014 14:17
8 years ago
5.4

80 km
24 km SE of Huancalpa, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, PeruMore
Nov 14, 2014 12:16
8 years ago - felt
4.5

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, 43 km S of Atico, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, PeruMore
Oct 31, 2014 16:17
8 years ago
4.6

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, 25 km SW of San Juan de Marcona, PeruMore
Oct 30, 2014 22:37
8 years ago
5.0

65 km
14 km NE of Atico, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, PeruMore
Oct 20, 2014 07:34
8 years ago
4.6

37 km
South Pacific Ocean, 71 km S of Hacienda Ullujaya, PeruMore
Oct 13, 2014 15:14
8 years ago
5.4

91 km
49 km SE of Coracora, Provincia de Parinacochas, Ayacucho, PeruMore
Sep 27, 2014 08:54
8 years ago
4.2

60 km
6.3 km SW of Cahuacho, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, PeruMore
Sep 7, 2014 15:11
8 years ago
4.8

66 km
2.3 km S of La Banda, Provincia de Nazca, Region Ica, PeruMore
Sep 1, 2014 22:55
8 years ago
5.2

61 km
2.8 km SE of La Joya, Provincia de Nazca, Region Ica, PeruMore
Aug 27, 2014 02:41
8 years ago
4.6

68 km
15 km E of Tambo, Provincia de Lucanas, Ayacucho, PeruMore
Aug 25, 2014 14:31
8 years ago - felt
5.6

60 km
5.7 km N of Huacan, Provincia de Camana, Arequipa, PeruMore
Aug 24, 2014 23:21
8 years ago - felt
6.9

101 km
2.7 km SW of Pampamarca, Provincia de Parinacochas, Ayacucho, PeruMore
Aug 24, 2014 23:21
8 years ago
6.9

101 km
2.6 km SW of Pampamarca, Provincia de Parinacochas, Ayacucho, PeruMore
Jul 12, 2014 14:25
8 years ago
4.5

30 km
South Pacific Ocean, 56 km W of San Juan de Marcona, PeruMore
Jul 8, 2014 17:46
8 years ago
4.6

66 km
South Pacific Ocean, 16 km S of Cerro de Arena, PeruMore
Jul 2, 2014 18:54
8 years ago
4.1

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, 78 km SW of San Juan de Marcona, PeruMore
Jun 27, 2014 03:26
8 years ago
4.4

66 km
0.8 km SW of Atiquipa, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 17, 2014 20:15
8 years ago
4.4

79 km
South Pacific Ocean, 24 km S of Atiquipa, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 10, 2014 17:11
8 years ago
4.5

42 km
South Pacific Ocean, 67 km S of San Juan de Marcona, PeruMore
Jun 10, 2014 03:21
8 years ago
4.6

94 km
2.4 km NW of Caja, Provincia de Lucanas, Ayacucho, PeruMore
Jun 10, 2014 03:21
8 years ago
4.5

95 km
2.4 km NW of Caja, Provincia de Lucanas, Ayacucho, PeruMore
May 24, 2014 06:47
8 years ago
5.1

70 km
29 km S of Coracora, Provincia de Parinacochas, Ayacucho, PeruMore
May 20, 2014 06:10
8 years ago
4.1

42 km
South Pacific Ocean, 39 km S of Atiquipa, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, PeruMore
May 19, 2014 14:01
8 years ago
4.4

20 km
South Pacific Ocean, 55 km SW of Atiquipa, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, PeruMore
May 16, 2014 06:40
8 years ago
4.2

54 km
South Pacific Ocean, 27 km S of Atiquipa, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, PeruMore
May 15, 2014 06:41
8 years ago
4.3

71 km
70 km NW of Puquio, Provincia de Lucanas, Ayacucho, PeruMore
May 13, 2014 05:53
8 years ago
4.9

55 km
South Pacific Ocean, 9.9 km SW of Pedregal, Provincia de Camana, Arequipa, PeruMore
May 13, 2014 05:45
8 years ago
4.9

55 km
South Pacific Ocean, 9.9 km SW of Pedregal, Provincia de Camana, Arequipa, PeruMore
Apr 27, 2014 01:09
8 years ago
5.4

10 km
11 km SE of Cahuacho, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, PeruMore
Apr 23, 2014 07:18
8 years ago
4.6

1 km
54 km SW of Arirahua, Provincia de Condesuyos, Arequipa, PeruMore
Apr 23, 2014 01:42
8 years ago
4.3

28 km
South Pacific Ocean, 47 km SE of San Juan de Marcona, PeruMore
Apr 16, 2014 19:21
8 years ago
4.3

98 km
South Pacific Ocean, 46 km S of Atico, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, PeruMore
Apr 7, 2014 18:37
8 years ago
4.3

45 km
23 km E of Atico, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, PeruMore
Mar 30, 2014 21:48
8 years ago
4.2

36 km
2.9 km SE of Humarote, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, PeruMore
Mar 20, 2014 07:07
8 years ago
4.7

38 km
South Pacific Ocean, 60 km S of San Juan de Marcona, PeruMore
Mar 19, 2014 17:32
8 years ago
4.4

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, 80 km SW of Atiquipa, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, PeruMore
Mar 18, 2014 03:54
8 years ago
4.3

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, 292 km W of Arequipa, PeruMore
Mar 14, 2014 06:56
8 years ago
4.7

81 km
47 km N of Puquio, Provincia de Lucanas, Ayacucho, PeruMore
Mar 11, 2014 08:08
8 years ago
4.7

51 km
7.7 km N of Puente Chaparra, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, PeruMore
Mar 11, 2014 00:58
8 years ago
4.2

74 km
3.6 km NE of Sondor, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, PeruMore
Mar 9, 2014 18:26
8 years ago
4.2

37 km
32 km SW of Yanaquihua, Provincia de Condesuyos, Arequipa, PeruMore
Feb 2, 2014 08:57
9 years ago
5.1

43 km
South Pacific Ocean, 15 km SW of Puente Chaparra, PeruMore
Dec 23, 2013 06:03
9 years ago
4.6

96 km
15 km NW of Arirahua, Provincia de Condesuyos, Arequipa, PeruMore
Dec 22, 2013 14:56
9 years ago
4.7

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, 68 km SW of San Juan de Marcona, PeruMore
Nov 17, 2013 12:27
9 years ago
4.7

32 km
South Pacific Ocean, 63 km S of San Juan de Marcona, PeruMore
Nov 17, 2013 12:27
9 years ago
4.9

23 km
South Pacific Ocean, 70 km SW of San Juan de Marcona, PeruMore
Nov 16, 2013 01:28
9 years ago
5.1

20 km
South Pacific Ocean, 500 km SE of Lima, PeruMore
Nov 11, 2013 05:15
9 years ago
4.7

17 km
South Pacific Ocean, 70 km NW of Minas de Marcona, PeruMore
Nov 11, 2013 03:23
9 years ago
4.4

30 km
South Pacific Ocean, 91 km SW of Palpa, Region Ica, PeruMore
Nov 11, 2013 02:57
9 years ago
4.3

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, 59 km SW of Hacienda Ullujaya, PeruMore
Oct 15, 2013 16:26
9 years ago
4.2

58 km
South Pacific Ocean, 25 km W of Atiquipa, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, PeruMore
Oct 4, 2013 18:05
9 years ago
4.0

36 km
20 km S of Hacienda Ullujaya, Provincia de Ica, Region Ica, PeruMore
Sep 26, 2013 16:16
9 years ago
4.3

62 km
15 km E of Hacienda Ullujaya, Provincia de Ica, Region Ica, PeruMore
Sep 26, 2013 03:42
9 years ago
4.4

30 km
South Pacific Ocean, 52 km SW of Atiquipa, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, PeruMore
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