Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 65 km south of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, Peru, on Tuesday, 2 April 2019 at 03:36 (GMT)

Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 65 km south of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, Peru, on Tuesday, 2 April 2019 at 03:36 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

2 Apr 03:42 UTC: First to report: USP after 7 minutes.
Date & time: 2 Apr 2019 03:36:04 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.59105°S / 72.15323°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Nicholson (154 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
60 km (37 mi) SW of Punta de Bombon (Provincia de Islay) (pop: 6,340) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) SSW of Mollendo (Provincia de Islay) (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) SW of Cocachacra (Provincia de Islay) (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) W of Ilo (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) WSW of Moquegua (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) SSW of Jacobo Hunter (pop: 46,100) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) SSW of Ciudad Satelite (pop: 76,400) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) SSW of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) SSW of Selva Alegre (pop: 72,700) --> See nearby quakes!
809 km (503 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USP
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
5.010 kmNear Coast of PeruUSP
3.9164 km16 km al SO de Visviri (Chile)GUG (U. Chile)

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Puyo / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
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