Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 54 km southwest of Ica, Peru, on Wednesday, 29 November 2017 at 06:29 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 54 km southwest of Ica, Peru, on Wednesday, 29 November 2017 at 06:29 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

29 Nov 06:36 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 29 Nov 2017 06:29:07 UTC
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.39°S / 76.1°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km (28 mi) WSW of Huarangal (pop: 41) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) WSW of Santiago (Ica) (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) SW of Ica (pop: 246,800) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) S of Tupac Amaru (Pisco) (pop: 11,200) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (48 mi) S of Pisco (pop: 61,900) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) S of San Clemente (Pisco) (pop: 15,800) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) W of Palpa (pop: 5,880) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) S of Chincha Alta (pop: 153,100) --> See nearby quakes!
280 km (174 mi) SSE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 mi) SSE of Callao (pop: 813,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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5.310 kmNear Coast of PeruGFZ
5.710 km- 67km S of Paracas, PeruUSGS
5.612 kmPeruIGP

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User reports for this quake (5)

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Pisco (76.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Ica (52.4 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Paracas / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Ica / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Cercado de Lima (Peru, 272 km NW of epicenter) : Se sintio por un largo tiempo pero fue moderado (reported through EMSC)  
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