Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Peru on 12/08/2018 02:21:37
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 134 km depth
12 Aug 13:02 UTC: First to report: IGP after 6 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 12/08/2018 02:21:37
Depth: 134.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.36°S / 73.08°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Auquihuato (34 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) SW of Cupe (pop: 75)
31 km (19 mi) WNW of Salamanca (pop: 547)
37 km (23 mi) NNW of Arirahua (pop: 735)
39 km (24 mi) SW of Huaynacotas (pop: 849)
80 km (50 mi) W of Orcopampa (Castilla) (pop: 5,640)
84 km (52 mi) ESE of Coracora (Parinacochas) (pop: 7,420)
202 km (125 mi) NW of Arequipa (pop: 841,100)
564 km (350 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Primary data source: IGP
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||134 km||Peru||IGP|
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