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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Near Coast of Peru on Thursday, 30 October 2014

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Peru on Thursday, 30 October 2014

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Near Coast of Peru on Thursday, 30 October 2014
Oct 31 09:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.0.
Date & time: Thu, 30 Oct 22:37:16 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 65.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.1°S / 73.55°W [Map]
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (75 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 30 Oct
Thu, 30 Oct 22:37 UTCM 5.0 / 56 kmNEAR COAST OF SOUTHERN PERU[Map]EMSC
Thu, 30 Oct 22:37 UTCM 5.5 / 55.1 km218 km al O de Arequipa[Map]GUG (U. Chile)

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 31 Oct
Fri, 31 Oct 16:17 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (206 km)4.6 NEAR COAST OF CENTRAL PERU[Map]EMSC
Fri, 14 Nov
Fri, 14 Nov 12:16 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] (99 km)NEAR COAST OF SOUTHERN PERU[Map]EMSC
Wed, 19 Nov
Wed, 19 Nov 14:17 UTCM 5.4 / 80 km - [info] (105 km)SOUTHERN PERU
[Map]
EMSC
Wed, 19 Nov 14:17 UTCM 4.8 / 77 km - [info] (78 km)Southern Peru[Map]GFZ
Thu, 4 Dec
Thu, 4 Dec 22:37 UTCM 2.9 / 139.2 km - [info] (32 km)58 km al O de Arequipa[Map]GUG (U. Chile)
Mon, 8 Dec
Mon, 8 Dec 08:49 UTCM 4.1 / 65 km - [info] (57 km)67km N of Camana, Peru[Map]USGS
Mon, 8 Dec 08:49 UTCM 5.3 / 123 km - [info] (60 km)NEAR COAST OF SOUTHERN PERU
[Map]
EMSC
peru / MMI IX (Violent shaking): insane
Mon, 8 Dec 08:49 UTCM 4.8 / 124.9 km - [info] (61 km)122 km al O de Arequipa[Map]GUG (U. Chile)

 

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