Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Southern Peru on Thursday, 1 December 2016

Very strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - 2.4 km south of Vilavila, Provincia de Lampa, Puno, Peru, on Thursday, 1 December 2016 at 22:40 (GMT)

Very strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - 2.4 km south of Vilavila, Provincia de Lampa, Puno, Peru, on Thursday, 1 December 2016 at 22:40 (GMT)

Very strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

1 Dec 22:46 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Dec 1 22:47: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.0.
Dec 1 22:56: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 6.2.
Date & time: 1 Dec 2016 22:40:26 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.21°S / 70.66°W (Provincia de Lampa, Puno, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Quimsachata (76 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) S of Vilavila (pop: 990) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) S of Ayaviri (Melgar) (pop: 19,300) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) SW of Azangaro (Azángaro) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) WNW of Juliaca (pop: 245,700) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) NW of Atuncolla (Puno) (pop: 12,700) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) ESE of Espinar (Cusco) (pop: 23,900) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NW of Puno (pop: 116,600) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NW of Puno (pop: 116,600) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) NE of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
773 km (480 mi) ESE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
6.210 kmSouthern PeruGFZ
6.210 kmSOUTHERN PERUEMSC
6.310 km- 43km NE of Huarichancara, PeruUSGS
6.220 kmSouthern Peru [Land: Peru]INGV
6.010 kmPeruIGP

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User reports for this quake (7)

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Arequipa (162.8 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
306.6 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Avaré SP Brasil (2441.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
1779.9 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Violent shaking (MMI IX) (reported through our app)
Puno (98.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
60.1 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Huaral (Peru, 816 km NW of epicenter) : En Lima no se sintio (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (18 quakes):
  • 01 Feb 2017 10:35 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    209 km (129.9 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 18 Jan 2017 08:03 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    246 km (152.9 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | IGP | Details
  • 10 Jan 2017 19:19 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 24 Dec 2016 09:05 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 15 Dec 2016 07:14 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 13 Dec 2016 03:30 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (21 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 04 Dec 2016 19:21 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 04 Dec 2016 10:32 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    9 km (5.6 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 Dec 2016 05:52 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    8 km (5 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Dec 2016 18:09 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    9 km (5.6 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (21 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Dec 2016 11:49 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    17 km (10.6 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Dec 2016 07:11 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    9 km (5.6 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Dec 2016 06:30 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    7 km (4.3 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (21 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Dec 2016 03:40 UTC
    | M 6.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    39 km (24 mi) distance
    | IGP | Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 4.6 km west of Japusura, Provincia de Lampa, Puno, Peru, on 01/12/2016 22:40:25
  • 02 Dec 2016 03:04 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Dec 2016 02:16 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    9 km (5.6 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Dec 2016 00:05 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 01 Dec 2016 23:53 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    6 km (3.7 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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