Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Near Coast of Peru on Tuesday, 25 September 2018 at 22:56 (GMT)

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - Near Coast of Peru on Tuesday, 25 September 2018 at 22:56 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

25 Sep 23:02 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 25 Sep 2018 10:56:44 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.37°S / 74.97°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (163 km / 101 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) E of San Juan (Provincia de Nazca) (pop: 12,800)
23 km (14 mi) SE of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500)
39 km (24 mi) W of Acarí (Caravelí) (pop: 4,450)
51 km (32 mi) S of Pajonal Bajo (pop: 333)
60 km (37 mi) S of Nazca (pop: 23,600)
96 km (60 mi) SSE of Palpa (pop: 5,880)
368 km (229 mi) S of Huancayo (pop: 376,700)
432 km (268 mi) SSE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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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.
M 4.910 kmNear Coast of PeruGFZ
M 5.164 kmNear Coast of PeruGeoAu
M 5.252 km- 25km SE of Minas de Marcona, PeruUSGS
M 5.055 kmPeruIGP

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Ica (164.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
387.6 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / not felt : Located in Arequipa (reported through our app)
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