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Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - Peru-Brazil Border Region on Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Major mag. 7.5 earthquake - Peru-Brazil Border Region on Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Major mag. 7.5 earthquake  - Peru-Brazil Border Region on Tuesday, 24 November 2015
24 Nov 22:51 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 588.0 to 592.0 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 24 November 2015 22:45 UTC
Magnitude: 7.5
Depth: 592.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.55°S / 70.93°W (Peru)
Nearby towns and cities:
686 km (426 mi) NE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1016 joules (3117 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.7 x 106 tons of TNT or 167.6 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 24 Nov 22:45 UTCM 7.5 / 592 kmPeru-Brazil Border RegionGFZ
Tue, 24 Nov 22:45 UTCM 7.6 / 636 kmCENTRAL PERUEMSC
2015-11-24 17:45:38 -05:00 (24 Nov 22:45:38 UTC)M 7.6 / 600.6 km- 169km WNW of Iberia, PeruUSGS
Tue, 24 Nov 22:45 UTCM 7.6 / 600 kmWNW of Iberia, PeruGeoAu
Tue, 24 Nov 22:45 UTCM 7.0 / 598 km619 Km Al N De ArequipaGUG (U. Chile)
24/11/2015 17:45:25 (24 Nov 22:45:25 UTC)M 7.5 / 636 km PeruIGP

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User reports for this quake (18)

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Pucallpa / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Pucallpa (466.6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Pucallpa (466.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
moquegua / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
La paz , bolivia / Light shaking (MMI IV)
La Paz, Bolivia / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cartago (Colombia, 1783 km NW of epicenter) : se sintieron los dos sismos pero para mi experencias regresas (muchas en el teremoto de Friuli Italia, majio 1976) intendi de pronto q estaba un temblor muy distante y muy profundo....y asi paso (reported through EMSC)
Nuestra Señora de La Paz (Bolivia, 721 km SE of epicenter) : Mi silla se movio y mi planta por 5 segundos (reported through EMSC)
Iquique (Chile, 1070 km S of epicenter) : I felt it. but small. (reported through EMSC)
Cochabamba (Bolivia, 914 km SE of epicenter) : su duración fue de 2 a 4 minutos aproximadamente. balanceo continuo con 3 o 4 picos mas intensos. (reported through EMSC)
Medellin (Colombia, 1932 km NW of epicenter) : The last big one from the beginning/middle of the summer here in Medellin moved more as a shaking, and from east to west, and was stronger than today. This was more of a rolling and moved north to south. (reported through EMSC)
Arica (Chile, 875 km S of epicenter) : It was a simple vibrating. (reported through EMSC)
Pueblo Libre (Peru, 689 km W of epicenter) : Shakes like sweet baby Jesus and Ganesh were naked mud wrestling. Buy Bitcoin (reported through EMSC)
La Paz (Bolivia, 727 km SE of epicenter) : I felt it very softly, I thought I got dizzy, and I saw my curtains balancing. (reported through EMSC)
La Paz (Bolivia, 721 km SE of epicenter) : Se sintió muy leve en LPZ (reported through EMSC)
Miraflores (Peru, 687 km W of epicenter) : Se sintió en Lima. Un poco largo pero no fue fuerte. (reported through EMSC)
Jesús María (Peru, 686 km W of epicenter) : Tres sismos seguidos. (reported through EMSC)
José Luis Bustamante y Rivero (Peru, 649 km S of epicenter) : En Arequipa, Perú se sintió muy suave (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 7.5 quake: Peru-Brazil Border Region, 24 Nov 2015 22:45

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (17 quakes):

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Major mag. 7.5 earthquake - Peru-Brazil Border Region on Tuesday, 24 November 2015
 

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