Mag. 4.3 earthquake - NEAR COAST OF SOUTHERN PERU on Thursday, 20 December 2018 at 03:03 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 79 km depth
20 Dec 03:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Depth: 79.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.05°S / 73.29°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (82 km / 51 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) N of Cerro de Arena (pop: 12)
40 km (25 mi) ENE of Atico (pop: 199)
57 km (35 mi) SW of Arirahua (pop: 735)
78 km (48 mi) SW of Salamanca (pop: 547)
89 km (55 mi) NW of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400)
122 km (76 mi) WNW of El Pedregal (pop: 20,100)
191 km (119 mi) W of Arequipa (pop: 841,100)
601 km (373 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||79 km||NEAR COAST OF SOUTHERN PERU||EMSC|
|M 4.3||79 km||- 88km NW of Camana, Peru||USGS|
|M 4.3||74 km||Peru||IGP|
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