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

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

Major mag. 7.0 earthquake  - 27km NNE of Azangaro, Peru on Friday, 1 March 2019
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: Friday, 1 March 2019 08:50 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2019-03-01 03:50:41 -05:00
Magnitude: 7.0
Depth: 257.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.6844°S / 70.1267°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Quimsachata (134 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) NE of Azángaro (pop: 13,300)
55 km (34 mi) NE of Ayaviri (pop: 19,300)
73 km (46 mi) W of La Rinconada (pop: 29,700)
91 km (56 mi) N of Juliaca (pop: 245,700)
129 km (80 mi) N of Puno (pop: 116,600)
802 km (499 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2019-03-01 03:50:41 -05:00 (1 Mar 08:50:41 UTC)M 7.0 / 257.4 km27km NNE of Azangaro, PeruUSGS
Fri, 1 Mar 08:50 UTCM 7.0 / 252 kmCentral PeruGFZ
Fri, 1 Mar 08:50 UTCM 7.0 / 257 kmSOUTHERN PERUEMSC

User reports for this quake (133)

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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
230.8 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
2828.2 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Recife, Brazil / not felt
244.1 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
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 things that might keep you alive.
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.
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)
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)
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)
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
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.
2967.4 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Cochabamba, Bolivia / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Building swaying for at least 70-80 seconds
2666.2 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Minhas cachorras ficaram bem agitas E rosnaram para as janelas .... Nao tenho certeza se tem algo a ver .... (reported through our app)
Santa Cruz da Serra, Duque de Caxias, RJ. (2958.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Arequipa / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I slept and was awakened by the quake. everything has wobbled very strong. Luckily we did not suffer any damage.
Puno / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Me despertó...
Cochabamba, Bilivia (555.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Prolonged swaying of building.
298.2 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
804.7 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Me hizo despertar el momento se sintió fuerte en ciudad de Puno. (reported through our app)
Cusco / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cusco / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Arica / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Cusco / Light shaking (MMI IV)
351.5 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Ilo (353.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Aguas Calientes (275.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cusco / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Estoy en el Cusco Perú, se sintió largo, interminable y con cierta dificultad para desplazarse al estar en un terxer piso.
Arequipa / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I have feel it 5 seconds my bad had shaking
Iquique (615.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
292.8 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Se sacudió mi cama por unos 10 segundos
Arequipa / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I have feel it 5 seconds
240.4 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Arequipa / Light shaking (MMI IV)
La Paz / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Iquiqe / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Iquiqe
Arica, Chile / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My bed shook an entire 20 seconds
Cusco / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
La Paz (293.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
cusco / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My First earthquake. Bed and Doors are shakeing.
Arequipa / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Cusco (238.8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Iquique, Chile / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
cuscop / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Curahuasi (305.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Iquique (652.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Arequipa / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : I woke up. It lasted about one minute.
Arequipa (240.5 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Fue ligero pero largo (reported through our app)
Iquiqe (619.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was a Sleep and felt the light shaking, didn’t took so long.. all dogs where barking for a moment
1750.4 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Arequipa / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Puno / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
La Paz Bolivia / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Iquique Chile (625 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
San Blas, Cusco, Perú (237.9 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Arequipa / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Putre / Light shaking (MMI IV)
La paz / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Arequipa Peru / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
la paz bolivia / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Waking up to a bed and the house shaking,
Pozo Almonte, Chile (622.4 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Yanahuara Arequipa / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Cusco / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Yucay, Perú (65.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Arequipa (305.9 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
246.6 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Arequipa / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Calama (877.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
247.4 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
198.9 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
cusco, peru / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Mejia (333.6 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
249 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Arequipa, peru / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Azango / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Arica (423.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Cusco (237.5 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
1725.9 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Calama (Chile, 856 km S of epicenter) : Muy fuerte también en Calama. (reported through EMSC)
Tocopilla (Chile, 807 km S of epicenter) : Fuerte en Tocopilla, Chile. (reported through EMSC)
Iquique (Chile, 602 km S of epicenter) : Fue más ruido que movimiento,estaba durmiendo.... (reported through EMSC)
Iquique (Chile, 602 km S of epicenter) : Muy largo (reported through EMSC)
Cochabamba (Bolivia (Plurinational State of), 509 km SE of epicenter) : Raro pero cierto, en Cochabamba se pudo sentir movimiento bruscos, y por un largo tiempo (reported through EMSC)
Arica (Chile, 410 km S of epicenter) : Muy largo y fuerte . ALARMA DE SUNAMI (reported through EMSC)
Arica (Chile, 409 km S of epicenter) : En Arica se sintió fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Arica (Chile, 408 km S of epicenter) : Intenso con tiempo prolongado (reported through EMSC)
Arica (Chile, 407 km S of epicenter) : Se detuvo y después comenzó nuevamente, evacuación preventiva en Arica (reported through EMSC)
Tacna (Peru, 357 km S of epicenter) : Fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Pacocha (Peru, 332 km S of epicenter) : Se sintió en Ilo Moquegua , fuerte y largo (reported through EMSC)
La Paz (Bolivia (Plurinational State of), 282 km SE of epicenter) : Se movio mi cama y mis cortinas durante 1 minuto (reported through EMSC)
Nuestra Señora de La Paz (Bolivia (Plurinational State of), 281 km SE of epicenter) : Se sintió levemente por unos segundos en La Paz Bolivia. (reported through EMSC)
Arequipa (Peru, 235 km SW of epicenter) : Fue largo 1.30 min aprox (reported through EMSC)
Arequipa (Peru, 235 km SW of epicenter) : Se sintió bastante fuerte en la ciudad de Arequipa, probablemente con una magnitud de 7.0, se podría decir que fue un terremotode larga duración. (reported through EMSC)
Arequipa (Peru, 235 km SW of epicenter) : No encontré mis zapatos... Tenía que ser a las 3 AM.? (reported through EMSC)
Arequipa (Peru, 235 km SW of epicenter) : Sismo de larga duración e intensidad. (reported through EMSC)
Cayma (Peru, 235 km SW of epicenter) : Grosse secousse en en pleine nuit dans la ville D'Arequipa. (reported through EMSC)
Arequipa (Peru, 234 km SW of epicenter) : Fuerte y largo. (reported through EMSC)
Miraflores (Peru, 234 km SW of epicenter) : Bastante largo en duración, con movimientos leves... (reported through EMSC)
Arica (Chile, 412 km S of epicenter) : En Arica se sintió bastante fuerte y largo (reported through EMSC)
Ite (Peru, 359 km S of epicenter) : En Puquina Moquegua de sintió muy fuerte y largo (reported through EMSC)
Tacna (Peru, 358 km S of epicenter) : Fuerte y largo. (reported through EMSC)
Nuestra Señora de La Paz (Bolivia (Plurinational State of), 286 km SE of epicenter) : I felt it soft moving for few minutes. (reported through EMSC)
La Paz (Bolivia (Plurinational State of), 278 km SE of epicenter) : Se sintió durante unos minutos (reported through EMSC)
La Paz (Bolivia (Plurinational State of), 278 km SE of epicenter) : Se sintió en La Paz Bolivia, yo vivo sobre una colina y aún así lo sentí. A pesar de que acá las personas no están acostumbradas a sentir esa clase de cosas (reported through EMSC)
La Paz (Bolivia (Plurinational State of), 278 km SE of epicenter) : En la ciudad de La Paz se sintió muy fuerte, los muebles sonaron por el movimiento que hubo. (reported through EMSC)
La Joya (Peru, 264 km SW of epicenter) : Fuerte pero sin daños (reported through EMSC)
Jacobo Hunter (Peru, 247 km SW of epicenter) : Por Arequipa se sintió, pero muy prolongado. (reported through EMSC)
Arequipa (Peru, 242 km SW of epicenter) : Se sintió fuerte en Arequipa. Espero que ni haya sido grave (reported through EMSC)
Arequipa (Peru, 241 km SW of epicenter) : Duro casi 1 Minuto. Mediana intensidad. (reported through EMSC)
Arequipa (Peru, 241 km SW of epicenter) : Se sintió moderado, de larga duración (reported through EMSC)
Arequipa (Peru, 241 km SW of epicenter) : Sismo fuerte las cosas se movieron (reported through EMSC)
Arequipa (Peru, 241 km SW of epicenter) : Largo pero tranquilo (reported through EMSC)
Puno (Peru, 117 km S of epicenter) : Es raro sentir sismos por aqui (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 7.0 quake: 27km NNE of Azangaro, Peru, 1 Mar 2019 08:50

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (49 quakes):
  • 13 Oct 2020 05:19 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    158 km (98.2 mi) depth
    |
    176 km (109 mi) distance
    | IGP | Details
  • 25 Sep 2020 03:41 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    114 km (71 mi) distance
    | IGP | Details
  • 20 Sep 2020 05:29 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    143 km (88.9 mi) depth
    |
    156 km (97 mi) distance
    | IGP | Details
  • 30 Aug 2020 00:39 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
    |
    132 km (82 mi) distance
    | IGP | Details
  • 29 Aug 2020 20:31 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    13 km (8.1 mi) depth
    |
    133 km (83 mi) distance
    | IGP | Details
  • 10 Aug 2020 13:41 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    14 km (8.7 mi) depth
    |
    115 km (71 mi) distance
    | IGP | Details
  • 02 Jul 2020 02:02 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    138 km (86 mi) distance
    | IGP | Details
  • 31 May 2020 05:09 UTC
    | M 6.1 |
    161 km (100 mi) depth
    |
    102 km (63 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Southern Peru on Sunday, 31 May 2020
  • 31 May 2020 05:09 UTC
    | M 5.8 |
    210 km (130.5 mi) depth
    |
    119 km (74 mi) distance
    | IGP | Details
  • 03 May 2020 00:44 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    183 km (113.7 mi) depth
    |
    90 km (56 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 03 May 2020 00:44 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    214 km (133 mi) depth
    |
    93 km (58 mi) distance
    | IGP | Details
  • 01 May 2020 11:45 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    213 km (132.4 mi) depth
    |
    139 km (86 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 01 May 2020 11:45 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    254 km (157.8 mi) depth
    |
    93 km (58 mi) distance
    | IGP | Details
  • 26 Apr 2020 01:54 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    151 km (93.8 mi) depth
    |
    148 km (92 mi) distance
    | USP | Details
  • 24 Apr 2020 10:55 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    159 km (98.8 mi) depth
    |
    164 km (102 mi) distance
    | IGP | Details
  • 18 Apr 2020 05:41 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    111 km (69 mi) distance
    | IGP | Details
  • Show all

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

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