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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - Peru on Wednesday, 27 December 2017

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake  - Peru on Wednesday, 27 December 2017
Date & time: Wed, 27 Dec 07:14:00 UTC
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 71.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.12°S / 74.47°W [Map]
Nearest volcano: Cerro Auquihuato (258 km)
Primary data source: IGP
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
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"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 19 Jan
Fri, 19 Jan 01:11 UTCM 5.3 / 57 km - [info] (269 km)CENTRAL PERU
[Map]
EMSC
Ayacucho (40 km ESE from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Bahia de Caraquez, Manabi, Ecuador / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Felt a slight wave and then heard a couple of car alarms going off. Surprised to find the epicenter was in Peru.
ica (170.8 km SW from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Easy... (via app)
(Peru) (295 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Fue suave (via EMSC)
Mala (Peru) (229 km W from epicenter)(no details): Temblor sentido (via EMSC)
Ayacucho (Peru) (40 km E from epicenter)(no details): Muy fuerte pe. (via EMSC)
Read all reports
Sat, 20 Jan
Sat, 20 Jan 01:18 UTCM 4.1 / 37 km - [info] (365 km) Peru[Map]IGP
Wed, 7 Mar
Wed, 7 Mar 17:40 UTCM 4.2 / 44 km - [info] (342 km) Peru[Map]IGP
Sun, 8 Apr
Sun, 8 Apr 14:24 UTCM 4.5 / 72.5 km - [info] (123 km)- 43km S of Abancay, Peru
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 8 May 06:18 UTCM 4.1 / 95 km - [info] (390 km) Peru
[Map]
IGP
(3.9 km NNE from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Low rumbling 20-25 seconds, no real shaking (via app)
Sun, 13 May
Sun, 13 May 18:14 UTCM 4.4 / 45 km - [info] (364 km) Peru
[Map]
IGP
Wed, 16 May
Wed, 16 May 10:01 UTCM 3.7 / 84 km - [info] (473 km) Peru
[Map]
IGP
Mon, 4 Jun
Mon, 4 Jun 06:18 UTCM 3.8 / 21 km - [info] (214 km) Peru
[Map]
IGP
Thu, 14 Jun
Thu, 14 Jun 22:27 UTCM 4.7 / 75 km - [info] (276 km)CENTRAL PERU
[Map]
EMSC
(485.3 km N from epicenter) / not felt (via app)
Sat, 16 Jun
Sat, 16 Jun 02:51 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (159 km)- 30km ENE of Abancay, Peru
[Map]
USGS
Sun, 17 Jun
Sun, 17 Jun 16:24 UTCM 4.1 / 104 km - [info] (415 km) Peru
[Map]
IGP

 

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