Mag. 4.5 earthquake - Peru-Brazil Border Region on Sunday, 26 August 2018 at 19:58 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 642 km depth
26 Aug 20:09 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 11 minutes.
Depth: 642.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.21°S / 70.55°W (Peru)
Nearby towns and cities:
208 km (129 mi) NW of Tambopata (pop: 39,000)
214 km (133 mi) NW of Puerto Maldonado (pop: 37,500)
281 km (175 mi) NNE of Calca (pop: 9,180)
299 km (186 mi) NE of Santa Ana (La Convención) (pop: 25,100)
300 km (186 mi) NNE of Cusco (pop: 312,100)
370 km (230 mi) NE of Abancay (pop: 55,100)
516 km (321 mi) E of Huancayo (pop: 376,700)
712 km (442 mi) E of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.5||642 km||Peru-Brazil Border Region||GFZ|
|M 4.8||636 km||PERU-BRAZIL BORDER REGION||EMSC|
|M 4.8||611 km||- 121km W of Iberia, Peru||USGS|
|M 4.8||637 km||Peru||IGP|
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