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Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Near Coast of Peru on Monday, 25 August 2014

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - 5.7 km north of Huacan, Provincia de Camana, Arequipa, Peru, on Monday, August 25, 2014 at 14:31 GMT

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - 5.7 km north of Huacan, Provincia de Camana, Arequipa, Peru, on Monday, August 25, 2014 at 14:31 GMT Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - 5.7 km north of Huacan, Provincia de Camana, Arequipa, Peru, on Monday, August 25, 2014 at 14:31 GMT

Moderate magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 60 km depth

25 Aug 14:38 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Aug 25 19:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 5.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 90.0 to 60.0 km.

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 25, 2014 14:31:38 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude5.6
Depth60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude16.18°S / 73.15°W (Provincia de Camana, Arequipa, Peru)
Antipode16.18°N / 106.85°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt4 reports
Primary data sourceGFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Nearest volcanoCoropuna (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities6 km (4 mi) N of Huacan (pop: 51) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
68 km (42 mi) NW of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
104 km (65 mi) W of El Pedregal (pop: 20,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
153 km (95 mi) NW of Mollendo (Provincia de Islay) (pop: 29,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
168 km (105 mi) W of Cono Norte (pop: 47,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
173 km (107 mi) W of Jacobo Hunter (pop: 46,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
174 km (108 mi) W of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
175 km (108 mi) W of Selva Alegre (pop: 72,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
175 km (109 mi) W of Ciudad Satelite (pop: 76,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
622 km (386 mi) SE of Lima (Lima Province) (pop: 7,737,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.660 kmNear Coast of PeruGFZ
5.640 km NEAR COAST OF SOUTHERN PERUEMSC
5.759 km70km NW of Camana, PeruUSGS
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Seismograms

Seismic station: Las Campanas Astronomical Observatory, Chile (LCO/IU network) | Distance from quake: 1449 km / 900 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Las Campanas Astronomical Observatory, Chile: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (4)

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Appen, Zentrum (11157.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I fell two times, because Ilost my balance  
Arequipa, San Pablo Catholic University (173.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
areqipa / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Lima, Pueblo Libre / Weak shaking (MMI III)

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