Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Provincia de Caylloma, Arequipa, 55 km south of Yauri, Peru, on Friday, 25 January 2019 at 17:40 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Provincia de Caylloma, Arequipa, 55 km south of Yauri, Peru, on Friday, 25 January 2019 at 17:40 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 120 km depth

25 Jan 17:46 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Jan 25 17:47: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 119.0 to 120.0 km.
Date & time: 25 Jan 2019 17:40:55 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 120.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.25°S / 71.61°W (Provincia de Caylloma, Arequipa, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sabancaya (64 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (5 mi) NNE of Condorcuyo (pop: 25) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) N of Chivay (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SSW of Espinar (Cusco) (pop: 23,900) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) E of Orcopampa (Castilla) (pop: 5,640) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) N of Cono Norte (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) N of Selva Alegre (pop: 72,700) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) N of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) N of Ciudad Satelite (pop: 76,400) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (82 mi) N of Jacobo Hunter (pop: 46,100) --> See nearby quakes!
686 km (426 mi) ESE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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5.1120 kmSouthern PeruGFZ
4.8139 kmSouthern PeruGeoAu
4.8139 km- 33km NNW of Ccolo, PeruUSGS

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667.5 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Lima, peru (23.5 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Miraflores, Lima (681.6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It only lasted a couple of seconds.  
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 14 Feb 2019 04:02 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    143 km (88.9 mi) depth
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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