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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 5km ENE of Mala, Peru on Friday, 22 March 2019

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake  - 5km ENE of Mala, Peru on Friday, 22 March 2019
Date & time: Friday, 22 March 2019 12:50 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2019-03-22 07:50:30 -05:00
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 48.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.637°S / 76.5864°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (452 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
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"I felt it" reports:
Lima Peru / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt while sitting in hotel room across from Lima Airport... Surprised me but it was over quickly
Cieneguilla-Lima - Rio Seco / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Mountains surround our location. You could hear the rumbling in the mountains and the quake seemed to be rolling.
Miraflores, Lima, Perú. (74.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): We were two persons in an appartment at 8th floor, who both felt a short vibration (a table vibrated). (via app)
Lima. Miraflores neighborhood. 16 floor of the J / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I woke to a slight shake bag of the bed. As if someone was vigorously scratching themselves.
(73.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Miraflores, Lima, Peru / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Lima / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(63.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Ocurrió alas 8:00 dela mañana duración de 40 segundos muy ligero (via app)

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