Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Peru-Brazil Border Region on Tuesday, 24 November 2015 at 23:26 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 5.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
24 Nov 23:42 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 16 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.52°S / 72.95°W (Peru)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (45 mi) N of San Pedro (pop: 117)
178 km (110 mi) N of Pangoa (La Convención Province) (pop: 6,640)
195 km (121 mi) ENE of Mazamari (Satipo) (pop: 6,830)
202 km (125 mi) ENE of Satipo (pop: 15,500)
262 km (163 mi) N of Santa Ana (La Convención) (pop: 25,100)
296 km (184 mi) SE of Pucallpa (pop: 310,800)
476 km (296 mi) ENE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
672 km (417 mi) NNW of Arequipa (pop: 841,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.8||10 km||Peru-Brazil Border Region||GFZ|
|M 5.8||10 km||5.8 CENTRAL PERU||EMSC|
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