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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 8km ENE of Huancavelica, Peru on Thursday, 21 March 2019

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 8km ENE of Huancavelica, Peru on Thursday, 21 March 2019
Mar 21 23:46: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 80.4 to 80.3 km.
Date & time: Thursday, 21 March 2019 19:47 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2019-03-21 14:47:20 -05:00
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 80.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.7296°S / 74.9126°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Auquihuato (320 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1*10^12 J (278 MWh / 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Thu, 21 Mar 2019
Thu, 21 Mar 19:47 UTCM 4.9 / 80 kmCentral PeruEMSC

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