Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Southern Peru on Thursday, 21 February 2019 at 22:17 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
21 Feb 22:24 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.43°S / 73.29°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (20 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (19 mi) SSW of Oyolo (pop: 622)
32 km (20 mi) S of Marcabamba (Paucar del Sara Sara) (pop: 442)
46 km (29 mi) NW of Arirahua (Condesuyos Province) (pop: 735)
50 km (31 mi) W of Salamanca (Condesuyos) (pop: 547)
54 km (34 mi) NW of Ispacas (pop: 820)
69 km (43 mi) SE of Coracora (Parinacochas) (pop: 7,420)
216 km (134 mi) WNW of Arequipa (pop: 841,100)
552 km (343 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 5.1||10 km||Southern Peru||GFZ|
|M 5.2||74 km||SOUTHERN PERU||EMSC|
|M 5.2||59 km||79km W of Orcopampa, Peru||USGS|
|M 5.2||1 km||Southern Peru||GeoAu|
|M 5.4||59 km||Southern Peru||USP|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Montanita / Light shaking (MMI IV)
AftershocksModerate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Southern Peru on Thursday, 21 February 2019 at 22:17 (GMT)
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