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)
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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
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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|5.0||10 km||Near Coast of Peru||USP|
|3.9||164 km||16 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)
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (0 quakes):
So far, no aftershocks have been registered.