Mag. 4.9 earthquake - NEAR COAST OF CENTRAL PERU on Tuesday, 19 February 2019 at 08:32 (GMT)

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - NEAR COAST OF CENTRAL PERU on Tuesday, 19 February 2019 at 08:32 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 40 km depth

19 Feb 08:53 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 52.0 to 40.0 km.
Date & time: 19 Feb 2019 08:32:17 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.62°S / 75.59°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (243 km / 151 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SW of Salineras Las Piletas
4 km (3 mi) SSE of Hacienda Ullujaya (pop: 249)
45 km (28 mi) WSW of Palpa (pop: 5,880)
50 km (31 mi) SSE of Santiago (Ica) (pop: 10,400)
63 km (39 mi) SSE of Ica (pop: 246,800)
74 km (46 mi) WNW of Nazca (pop: 23,600)
326 km (203 mi) SSE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
477 km (297 mi) WNW of Arequipa (pop: 841,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.952 km46km WSW of Rio Grande, PeruUSGS
M 4.842 kmNear Coast of PeruGFZ

User reports for this quake (3)

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Huacachina ica / Light shaking (MMI IV) : In a hotel in huacachina, chasing mosquitoes in the nighttime. Light shaking and rumble.
Huacachina (62.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Ica (Peru, 64 km NW of epicenter) : Fue a las 3:33 am exactamente, me despertó se sintió fuerte. (reported through EMSC)
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