Major mag. 7.0 earthquake - 27km NNE of Azangaro, Peru on Friday, 1 March 2019 - information

Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake - 26 km north of Azangaro, Puno, Peru, on 2019-03-01 03:50:41 -05:00

Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake - 26 km north of Azangaro, Puno, Peru, on 2019-03-01 03:50:41 -05:00

Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake at 257 km depth

1 Mar 08:56 UTC: First to report: USGS after 6 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 257.7 to 258.0 km.
Mar 1 09:10: Magnitude recalculated from 7.1 to 7.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 258.0 to 257.4 km.
Date & time: Mar 1, 2019 08:50:41 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2019-03-01 03:50:41 -05:00
Magnitude: 7
Depth: 257.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.6844°S / 70.1267°W (Provincia de Azangaro, Puno, Peru)
Antipode: 14.684°N / 109.873°E
Nearest volcano: Quimsachata (134 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) NNE of Azangaro (Azángaro) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) ENE of Ayaviri (Melgar) (pop: 19,300) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) W of La Rinconada (pop: 29,700) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) SSE of Macusani (pop: 6,040) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) NNE of Lampa (pop: 4,780) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) N of Juliaca (pop: 245,700) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) N of Puno (pop: 116,600) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) NE of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
802 km (499 mi) ESE of Lima (Lima Province) (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
7.0257 km27km NNE of Azangaro, PeruUSGS
7.0252 kmCentral PeruGFZ
7.0257 kmSOUTHERN PERUEMSC

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Cochabamba, Bolivia / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Building swaying for at least 70-80 seconds  
tacna / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : me desperto -cama moviendo. Vivo en 4to piso. Sismo muy largo y bastante fuerte. centro e Tacna  
Wanchaq, Provincia de Cusco, Cusco (230.8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Panama City (2828.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Recife, Brazil / not felt
Ciudad Satelite, Provincia de Arequipa, Arequipa (244.1 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
27 km of Lluta, Provincia de Caylloma, Arequipa (224.9 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woken up from sleep, felt significant shaking for at least 30 seconds that suddenly worsened/crescendoed before stopping abruptly.  
Cusco (247 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Ducos Martinique (3407.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Non ressenti dans la caraïbe.. (reported through our app)  
Mollendo (326 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : it woke me up and the whole house was shaking  
Camaná (348.9 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Horrible. I was very frightened (When I asked my friend, they too). I don't have an emergency backpack. But now I know how important he is. Because when the earthquake is first there, you get panic and just try to get out of the situation and forget thing  
Brasilia (2097.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Iquiqe / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Iquiqe  
Arequipa / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Mariscal Gamarra, Cusco / Light shaking (MMI IV)
CUSCO / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was on the can. Just about done. The shaking rocked my dingleberry loose. It was quite good with timing.  
Canoas (2575.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Russia. Sankt-Peterburg.not felt. / not felt : From Russia, from Sankt Peterburg, not felt; Я был вне дома, непочувствовал,был занят, у нас всё в порядке, пожалуйста, оставайтесь в безопастности,)))_!!!  
Cusco peru / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Itaquaquecetuba, São Paulo (2681.8 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Estava dormindo e meu cachorro comecou a uivar e senti as janelas tremendo e o alarme do carro tocou (reported through our app)  
Cusco Historic Center, Peru / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Arequipa / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Belo Jardim (3736.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
La Paz (292.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Leve movimiento algunas cosas y muebles se movieron. (reported through our app)  
La paz / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
27 km of San Miguel, Provincia de Bolivar (1720.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Riobamba, in the middle of Ecuador it wake up us  
Cusco / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
iquique near the shore (670.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : 5 seconds of very low frequency rumbling (like large machinery passing by) and then 10 seconds of light shaking  
La Paz (292.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
La Paz (317.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
La Paz / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I woke up and my bed was shaking. I live on the 4th floor of an apartment building.  
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