Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Southern Peru on Thursday, 21 February 2019 at 22:17 (GMT)

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.
Date & time: 21 Feb 2019 10:17:29 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.1
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]
[smaller] [bigger]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience and submit a short "I felt it" report! Other users would love to hear about it!
Also if you did NOT feel the quake although you were in the area, please report it! Your contribution is valuable also to earthquake science and earthquake hazard analysis and mitigation efforts. You can use your device location or the map to indicate where you were during the earthquake. Thank you!

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 5.110 kmSouthern PeruGFZ
M 5.274 kmSOUTHERN PERUEMSC
M 5.259 km79km W of Orcopampa, PeruUSGS
M 5.21 kmSouthern PeruGeoAu
M 5.459 kmSouthern PeruUSP

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)
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android

Aftershocks

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Southern Peru on Thursday, 21 February 2019 at 22:17 (GMT)
Please check again later while we are collecting more data.

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Southern Peru on Thursday, 21 February 2019 at 22:17 (GMT)
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android

More on VolcanoDiscovery

 
Why is there advertising on this site?

Support us!

Maintaining the website and our free apps is a time- and cost-intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support our team to develop further features and get the upgraded ad-free version, consider making a donation (PayPal or Online cc payment).
Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive back to 1900
  • Additional data sources
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.