Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - 43 km north of Arequipa, Peru, on Friday, 14 September 2018 at 11:20 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - 43 km north of Arequipa, Peru, on Friday, 14 September 2018 at 11:20 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 122 km depth

14 Sep 11:25 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 14 Sep 2018 11:20:03 UTC
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 122.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.03°S / 71.42°W (Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Nevado Chachani (21 km / 13 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) ENE of Pampa de Arrieros (pop: 11) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) NNE of Cono Norte (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) NE of Yura (Arequipa) (pop: 5,690) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NNE of Selva Alegre (pop: 72,700) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NNE of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) NNE of Ciudad Satelite (pop: 76,400) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SSE of Chivay (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NNE of Jacobo Hunter (pop: 46,100) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) ENE of El Pedregal (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
750 km (466 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> 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

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
5.3122 kmSouthern PeruGFZ
5.2112 kmSouthern PeruGeoAu
5.5141 km27 km al NO de ArequipaGUG (U. Chile)
5.4121 km- 8km SSW of Pucara, PeruUSGS
5.5127 kmPeruIGP

User reports for this quake (8)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Arequipa (47.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Arequipa / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
45.5 km S of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Cayma, Arequipa (37.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
254.3 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Cerro Colorado Arequipa / Light shaking (MMI IV)
49.1 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
36.2 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
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