Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Peru-Brazil Border Region on Thursday, 26 November 2015

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Peru-Brazil Border Region on Thursday, 26 November 2015 at 05:45 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.6 quake Peru-Brazil Border Region 24 November 22:50 UTC, which had occurred 1 day 7 hours earlier.
Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake  - Peru-Brazil Border Region on Thursday, 26 November 2015 at 05:45 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 602 km depth

26 Nov 05:51 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Nov 26 10:48: Magnitude recalculated from 6.6 to 6.7.
Date & time: 26 Nov 2015 05:45:18 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.7
Depth: 602.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.22°S / 71.27°W (Brazil)
Nearby towns and cities:
130 km (81 mi) SSW of Tarauacá (pop: 16,500)
155 km (96 mi) SW of Feijó (pop: 13,000)
235 km (146 mi) SE of Cruzeiro do Sul (pop: 79,800)
243 km (151 mi) SSW of Envira (Eirunepé) (pop: 9,960)
253 km (157 mi) SE of Mâncio Lima (pop: 7,090)
286 km (178 mi) W of Sena Madureira (pop: 20,500)
703 km (437 mi) ENE of Lima (Peru) (pop: 7,737,000)
713 km (443 mi) ENE of Callao (Peru) (pop: 813,300)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) More info
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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.
M 6.7602 kmPeru-Brazil Border RegionGFZ
M 7.7 kmPeru-Brazil Border RegionIGEPN
M 6.7599 km- 127km SSW of Tarauaca, BrazilUSGS
M 6.7599 kmSSW of Tarauaca, BrazilGeoAu
M 6.5637 kmPeruIGP

shake map
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User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Pucallpa (374.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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Aftershocks of the 6.7 quake Peru-Brazil Border Region 26 November 05:45 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 27 Nov 2015 00:52 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    619 km (384.6 mi) depth
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 26 Nov 2015 13:42 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    604 km (375.3 mi) depth
    56 km (35 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 26 Nov 2015 05:57 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    679 km (421.9 mi) depth
    77 km (48 mi) distance
    | IGP | Details

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Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Peru-Brazil Border Region on Thursday, 26 November 2015 at 05:45 (GMT)
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