Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Central Peru on Tuesday, 24 November 2015 at 23:31 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 5.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
24 Nov 23:47 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 15 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.12°S / 71.56°W (Peru)
Nearby towns and cities:
160 km (100 mi) E of Sensa (Provincia de La Convención) (pop: 244)
192 km (119 mi) NE of Pangoa (La Convención Province) (pop: 6,640)
231 km (144 mi) NNE of Santa Ana (La Convención) (pop: 25,100)
271 km (168 mi) N of Cusco (pop: 312,100)
296 km (184 mi) NW of Tambopata (pop: 39,000)
368 km (229 mi) NE of Ayacucho (Provincia de Huamanga) (pop: 140,000)
587 km (365 mi) N of Arequipa (pop: 841,100)
605 km (376 mi) E of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
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!) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 5.8||10 km||Central Peru||GFZ|
|M 5.8||10 km||5.8 CENTRAL PERU||EMSC|
User reports for this quake (1)
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