Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Peru on 26/12/2018 16:34:26

Mag. 4.0 earthquake  - Peru on 26/12/2018 16:34:26

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 28 km depth

26 Dec 22:24 UTC: First to report: IGP after 50 minutes.
Date & time: 26 Dec 2018 09:34:26 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: 26/12/2018 16:34:26
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.4°S / 76°W (Peru)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) ESE of Punta Grande
34 km (21 mi) W of Córdova (Provincia de Ica) (pop: 210)
38 km (24 mi) WSW of Santa Dominguita (Provincia de Ica) (pop: 692)
39 km (24 mi) SW of Santiago (Ica) (pop: 10,400)
47 km (29 mi) SW of Ica (pop: 246,800)
80 km (50 mi) SSE of Pisco (pop: 61,900)
285 km (177 mi) SSE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
287 km (179 mi) SSE of Callao (pop: 813,300)
Primary data source: IGP
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.028 kmPeruIGP
M 4.028 km NEAR COAST OF CENTRAL PERUEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Oberursel / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
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