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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
Date & time: Wed, 25 Sep 16:42:42 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 [Map]
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (183 km)
Primary data source: USGS
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 25 Sep
Wed, 25 Sep 16:42 UTCM 7.1 / 40 kmNear Coast of Peru[Map]GFZ
Wed, 25 Sep 16:42 UTCM 7.0 / 40 kmNEAR COAST OF SOUTHERN PERU[Map]EMSC
Wed, 25 Sep 16:42 UTCM 7.0 / 40 kmS of Acari, Peru[Map]GeoAu
Wed, 25 Sep 16:42 UTCM 6.9 / 31 kmV-VI Acari, Caraveli; IV Arequipa, Ica III; Huancavelica II Cusco (Peru)[Map]IGP
Wed, 25 Sep 16:43 UTCM 7.0 / 30 km363 km al O de Arequipa[Map]GUG (U. Chile)

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Pisco, Peru / MMI IV (Light shaking)
San Luis, Lima, Peru (499 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt it through the floor and the window rattled a bit, it lasted about one minute.
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 26 Sep
Thu, 26 Sep 03:42 UTCM 4.4 / 30 km - [info] (162 km)II Yauca (Peru)
[Map]
IGP
guayaquil, Ecuador / not felt
Thu, 26 Sep 03:42 UTCM 4.4 / 30 km - [info] (162 km)II Yauca (Peru)
[Map]
IGP
Thu, 26 Sep 03:42 UTCM 4.4 / 30 km - [info] (162 km) Peru
[Map]
IGP
Tue, 15 Oct
Tue, 15 Oct 16:26 UTCM 4.2 / 58 km - [info] (134 km)II Yauca (Peru)
[Map]
IGP
Tue, 15 Oct 16:26 UTCM 4.2 / 58 km - [info] (134 km)II Yauca (Peru)
[Map]
IGP
Tue, 15 Oct 16:26 UTCM 4.2 / 58 km - [info] (134 km) Peru
[Map]
IGP
Sat, 19 Oct
Sat, 19 Oct 16:28 UTCM 4.5 / 19 km - [info] (285 km)II Ica (Peru)[Map]IGP
Sat, 19 Oct 16:28 UTCM 4.5 / 19 km - [info] (285 km) Peru[Map]IGP
Sat, 19 Oct 16:28 UTCM 4.4 / 10 km - [info] (299 km)4.4 OFF COAST OF CENTRAL PERU[Map]EMSC
Mon, 11 Nov
Mon, 11 Nov 02:57 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km - [info] (565 km)4.3 NEAR COAST OF CENTRAL PERU[Map]EMSC
Mon, 11 Nov 03:23 UTCM 4.4 / 30 km - [info] (257 km)4.4 NEAR COAST OF CENTRAL PERU[Map]EMSC
Mon, 11 Nov 05:15 UTCM 4.7 / 17 km - [info] (244 km)65km SW of Palpa, Peru[Map]USGS
Sat, 16 Nov
Sat, 16 Nov 01:28 UTCM 5.1 / 19.7 km - [info] (215 km)108km SW of Acari, Peru
[Map]
USGS
Sun, 17 Nov
Sun, 17 Nov 12:27 UTCM 4.9 / 23 km - [info] (227 km) Peru
[Map]
IGP
Sun, 17 Nov 12:27 UTCM 4.7 / 32.2 km - [info] (197 km)80km S of Minas de Marcona, Peru[Map]USGS
Sun, 22 Dec
Sun, 22 Dec 14:56 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (236 km)4.7 NEAR COAST OF CENTRAL PERU[Map]EMSC
Mon, 23 Dec
Mon, 23 Dec 06:03 UTCM 4.6 / 96.3 km - [info] (43 km)83km WSW of Orcopampa, Peru[Map]USGS
Mon, 23 Dec 06:03 UTCM 5.0 / 210 km - [info] (33 km)235 km al NO de Moquegua[Map]GUG (U. Chile)

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