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, 25 August 2014 at 14:31 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - 5.7 km north of Huacan, Provincia de Camana, Arequipa, Peru, on Monday, 25 August 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.
Date & time: 25 Aug 2014 14:31:38 UTC
Magnitude: 5.6
Depth: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.18°S / 73.15°W (Provincia de Camana, Arequipa, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Coropuna (90 km / 56 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) N of Huacan (pop: 51) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NW of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) W of El Pedregal (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) WNW of Santa Rita de Siguas (pop: 4,010) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) W of Lluta (Caylloma) (pop: 6,000) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) SW of Orcopampa (Castilla) (pop: 5,640) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) WNW of El Triunfo ( El Cruce) (pop: 6,390) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) NW of Mollendo (Provincia de Islay) (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) W of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
622 km (386 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.660 kmNear Coast of PeruGFZ
M 5.759 km70km NW of Camana, PeruUSGS

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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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