Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Southern Peru on Tuesday, 29 January 2019 at 23:34 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake  - Southern Peru on Tuesday, 29 January 2019 at 23:34 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

29 Jan 23:40 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Jan 29 23:46: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.7.
Date & time: 29 Jan 2019 11:34:51 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.39°S / 73.11°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Coropuna (46 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (15 mi) SSE of Oyolo (pop: 622)
32 km (20 mi) WNW of Salamanca (pop: 547)
36 km (22 mi) NNW of Arirahua (pop: 735)
36 km (23 mi) SE of Marcabamba (Paucar del Sara Sara) (pop: 442)
43 km (27 mi) SW of Huaynacotas (pop: 849)
82 km (51 mi) ESE of Coracora (Parinacochas) (pop: 7,420)
202 km (126 mi) WNW of Arequipa (pop: 841,100)
564 km (350 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.710 kmSouthern PeruGFZ
M 5.0119 kmSouthern PeruGeoAu
M 5.5109 km- 27km SSW of Orcopampa, PeruUSGS

User reports for this quake (5)

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Cayma, Arequipa (200.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : only about three mild shakes and then it passed quickly.
628 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Arequipa Arequipa (203.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
201.9 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Shaking lasted about 20 seconds
Arequipa (Peru, 138 km SE of epicenter) : Me hizo salir a pesar de la lluvia. (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.7 quake Southern Peru 29 January 23:34 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 21 Feb 2019 22:17 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 19 Feb 2019 04:37 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    123 km (76.4 mi) depth
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Southern Peru on Tuesday, 29 January 2019 at 23:34 (GMT)
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