Mag. 4.4 earthquake - Near Coast Of Central Peru on Wednesday, 8 May 2019 at 18:21 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 18 km depth
8 May 21:32 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 hours.
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.92°S / 75.11°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (190 km / 118 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
60 km (37 mi) SW of Chaviña (Provincia de Caravelí, Arequipa) (pop: 166)
62 km (38 mi) S of San Juan (Provincia de Nazca) (pop: 12,800)
77 km (48 mi) SW of Acarí (Caravelí, Arequipa) (pop: 4,450)
79 km (49 mi) S of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500)
81 km (50 mi) W of Atiquipa (Caravelí, Arequipa) (pop: 137)
123 km (76 mi) S of Nazca (pop: 23,600)
216 km (135 mi) SSE of Ica (pop: 246,800)
478 km (297 mi) SSE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.4||18 km||Near Coast Of Central Peru||EMSC|
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