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Major mag. 7.1 earthquake - Near Coast of Peru on Sunday, 14 January 2018 - information

Major mag. 7.1 earthquake - Near Coast of Peru on Sunday, 14 January 2018

Major mag. 7.1 earthquake  - Near Coast of Peru on Sunday, 14 January 2018
Date & time: Sunday, 14 January 2018 09:18 UTC
Magnitude: 7.1
Depth: 38.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.72°S / 74.56°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (127 km / 79 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (8 mi) SE of Chaviña (pop: 200)
23 km (14 mi) NW of Atiquipa (pop: 100)
27 km (17 mi) SE of Vijoto (pop: 100)
82 km (51 mi) SE of Minas de Marcona (pop: 15,500)
107 km (66 mi) SE of Nazca (pop: 23,600)
488 km (303 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1015 joules (783 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 6.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 42.1 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 14 Jan 09:18 UTCM 7.1 / 38 kmNear Coast of PeruGFZ

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User reports for this quake (73)

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Madrid España / not felt
Rio de Janeiro (3352.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : No lo sentimos Nadia en Río de Janeiro (reported through our app)
481 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
arequipa / Weak shaking (MMI III) : In the morning, I woke up from shaking. It last around 30 seconds.
Barranco / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Arequipa / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Buenos Aires (2646 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : No hubo ningun tipo de movimiento (reported through our app)
Iquique / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Santa Cruz da Serra, Duque de Caxias, RJ (3367.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : En mi casa no hubo cualquier movimiento tectónico perceptible. (reported through our app)
492.2 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Leve intensidad , duración aprox 40 seg (reported through our app)
1989.8 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Arequipa city (324 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Movimiento fuerte, duró buen tiempo. (reported through our app)
Lima, San Borja (479.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
482.1 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
chincha / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Nazca (107.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Huacachina Ica / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Arequipa / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Ica, peru / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
482.9 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) : Mi casa temblo fuerte y mart tierra se movia en ondas lentas pero intensas (reported through our app)
Miraflores, Lima, Peru (480.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Lunahuaná (350.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Approx 1 minute light shaking and rumbling. Dogs barking. (reported through our app)
Pueblo Libre, Lima. I felt just a noise.. (487 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I just felt a noise.... (reported through our app)
Barranco lima / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cayma, Arequipa (332.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Seemed to last about 15 seconds.
Lima / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Ica (Peru, 218 km NW of epicenter) : Se sintio fuerte y con ruido (reported through EMSC)
Mala (Peru, 402 km NW of epicenter) : Sismo moderado de larga duración (reported through EMSC)
San Miguel (Peru, 487 km NW of epicenter) : Actually, my wife felt it, not me. . .but Imheard our dogs sounding the alarm. (reported through EMSC)
Mollendo (Peru, 312 km SE of epicenter) : Se sintió fuertecito, duro bastante tiempo pero no entiendo porque aquí en Perú registran de 6.7 y ustedes los registran con 7.1 (reported through EMSC)
Huaral (Peru, 546 km NW of epicenter) : Aquí en Huaral no lo sentí (reported through EMSC)
Callao (Peru, 491 km NW of epicenter) : started as very light movement and got more intense (reported through EMSC)
Cercado de Lima (Peru, 481 km NW of epicenter) : It certainly woke me up from my sleep. Lasted maybe 30 secs? Long waves it seemed. This quake is long overdue as I haven't felt one, even minor ones in over a month (reported through EMSC)
Cercado de Lima (Peru, 477 km NW of epicenter) : Fue particularmente largo y de intensidad uniforme. (reported through EMSC)
Distrito de Lima (Peru, 475 km NW of epicenter) : Shook me from a sound sleep. Glad I wasn’t fully aware what was happening !! (reported through EMSC)
Jose Luis Bustamante Y Rivero (Peru, 340 km E of epicenter) : Fue un fuerte sismo (reported through EMSC)
(Peru, 292 km NW of epicenter) : Lots of noise and trembling here. No damage. Lasted about 1-2 minutes (reported through EMSC)
Cercado de Lima (Peru, 475 km NW of epicenter) : Se sintió por barranco (reported through EMSC)
Chorrillos (Peru, 470 km NW of epicenter) : Me desperto por el tmpo de duración... La intensidad fue de leve-moderada... Sonaron las ventanas de forma constante... Espere más de 30 SEG. Para pararme y despertar a todos... Pero gracias a Dios termino!! ... (reported through EMSC)
Cerro Colorado (Peru, 334 km E of epicenter) : En Arequipa Perú se sintió como de grado 4 (reported through EMSC)
Alto Hospicio (Chile, 694 km SE of epicenter) : I happened to already be awake but I felt the gentle swaying movements on the 7th story of my apartment building. Lasted a fair while. (reported through EMSC)
La Tirana (Chile, 731 km SE of epicenter) : Moderado aquí en La Tirana, Chile. (reported through EMSC)
Arica (Chile, 549 km SE of epicenter) : Se sintió suavemente en Arica (reported through EMSC)
Arica (Chile, 547 km SE of epicenter) : Fuerte. (reported through EMSC)
(Peru, 502 km NW of epicenter) : Very mild, it it was not 4 in the morning, I would probably not even notice. (I was actually not sure it was an earthquake, that’s why I started googling and found this page!) (Great webpage btw!) (reported through EMSC)
Los Olivos (Peru, 494 km NW of epicenter) : Duro mucho tiempo pero se sintió despacio, como si mecieron tu cama mHoras 49;folletos 16ientras duermes (reported through EMSC)
Los Olivos (Peru, 493 km NW of epicenter) : I live in lima. It was felt just the large period waves, only slight movement. Nosound. (reported through EMSC)
Los Olivos (Peru, 492 km NW of epicenter) : Fue largo y fuerte.. Me asusté mucho (reported through EMSC)
La Perla (Peru, 487 km NW of epicenter) : Se empezó a meser la cama y sonar los vidrios del ventanal. Jodeeer (reported through EMSC)
Cercado de Lima (Peru, 485 km NW of epicenter) : Aunque se sintió suave en Lima duro buen tiempo (reported through EMSC)
Lima (Peru, 484 km NW of epicenter) : Despertamos con duradero sismo. (reported through EMSC)
Lima (Peru, 484 km NW of epicenter) : Esta aplicacion te alerta sobre tsunamis?? (reported through EMSC)
Magdalena del Mar (Peru, 482 km NW of epicenter) : Se sintió un movimiento largo como de hamaca (reported through EMSC)
Cercado de Lima (Peru, 480 km NW of epicenter) : Me despertó en la noche (reported through EMSC)
Cercado de Lima (Peru, 476 km NW of epicenter) : Se sintió fuerte y duro bastante tiempo (reported through EMSC)
Cercado de Lima (Peru, 475 km NW of epicenter) : Santiago de Surco, Lima.Felt the bed shaking for about a minute, then the windows started to shake slightly.Lasted about a minute or just over. (reported through EMSC)
Santiago de Surco (Peru, 474 km NW of epicenter) : Las arañas de luz se movieron luego de un largo período de ruido sordo propio de los sismos. (reported through EMSC)
Lima (Peru, 474 km NW of epicenter) : Mi mascota me aviso, luego el espejo y mamparas sonaban.Fue largo. (reported through EMSC)
Barranco District (Peru, 474 km NW of epicenter) : Se sintió fuerte y muy largo, a pesar de estar lejos del epicentro (reported through EMSC)
La Molina (Peru, 474 km NW of epicenter) : Duro harto (reported through EMSC)
La Molina (Peru, 473 km NW of epicenter) : In Lima East was longe but slow, near to one minute (reported through EMSC)
Cercado de Lima (Peru, 460 km NW of epicenter) : Pensé que iba a ser terremoto (reported through EMSC)
Moquegua (Peru, 421 km SE of epicenter) : Se sintió hasta Moquegua. (reported through EMSC)
Asia (Peru, 391 km NW of epicenter) : Movimiento largo en tiempo. Cero ruido y movimiento horizontal (reported through EMSC)
Cusco (Peru, 370 km NE of epicenter) : 15 sec (reported through EMSC)
Imperial (Peru, 349 km NW of epicenter) : Leve y largo movimiento en un 3er piso (reported through EMSC)
Mariano Melgar (Peru, 336 km E of epicenter) : En Arequipa se sintió fuerte y fue bien largo (reported through EMSC)
Arequipa (Peru, 335 km E of epicenter) : Extraño temblor por aquí..Espero que no haya perjudicados. (reported through EMSC)
Arequipa (Peru, 331 km E of epicenter) : Sin ruido. Mas movimiento oscilante (reported through EMSC)
Arequipa (Peru, 331 km E of epicenter) : Fue muy fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Camaná (Peru, 223 km SE of epicenter) : Se sintio ondulado, fuerte, tuvimos que abandonar la casa por alerta de sunami (reported through EMSC)
Ica (Peru, 220 km NW of epicenter) : Se sintió muy fuerte (reported through EMSC)
(Peru, 218 km SE of epicenter) : Hummm (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 7.1 quake: Near Coast of Peru, 14 Jan 2018 09:18

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (160 quakes):
  • 12 Jan 2020 20:11 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    37 km (23 mi) depth
    |
    92 km (57 mi) distance
    | IGP | Details
  • 12 Jan 2020 20:11 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    37 km (23 mi) depth
    |
    91 km (57 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 Jan 2020 20:21 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    104 km (64.6 mi) depth
    |
    127 km (79 mi) distance
    | IGP | Details
  • 08 Jan 2020 20:21 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    104 km (64.6 mi) depth
    |
    127 km (79 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 06 Jan 2020 01:21 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    55 km (34.2 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | IGP | Details
  • 06 Jan 2020 01:21 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    55 km (34.2 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (13 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 26 Dec 2019 08:18 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    92 km (57.2 mi) depth
    |
    191 km (119 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 16 Dec 2019 18:07 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    112 km (69.6 mi) depth
    |
    136 km (84 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 07 Dec 2019 12:13 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    21 km (13 mi) depth
    |
    67 km (42 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 Dec 2019 07:16 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    79 km (49.1 mi) depth
    |
    178 km (111 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 18 Nov 2019 07:18 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    43 km (26.7 mi) depth
    |
    106 km (66 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 11 Nov 2019 09:19 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    135 km (84 mi) distance
    | USP | Details
  • 07 Nov 2019 18:25 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    199 km (124 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 27 Oct 2019 06:45 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    118.1 km (73.4 mi) depth
    |
    158 km (98 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Oct 2019 20:50 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    50.9 km (31.6 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Oct 2019 17:26 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    47.3 km (29.4 mi) depth
    |
    141 km (88 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • Show all

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