Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Near Coast Of Central Peru on Thursday, 9 May 2019 at 21:18 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 22 km depth
9 May 22:52 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 34 minutes.
Depth: 22.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.8°S / 75.06°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (180 km / 112 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) SSE of San Juan de Marcona (pop: 12,800)
66 km (41 mi) S of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500)
109 km (67 mi) S of Nazca (pop: 23,600)
141 km (88 mi) S of Palpa (pop: 5,880)
158 km (98 mi) SW of Puquio (Provincia de Lucanas, Ayacucho) (pop: 10,500)
206 km (128 mi) SSE of Ica (pop: 246,800)
383 km (238 mi) W of Arequipa (pop: 841,100)
469 km (291 mi) SSE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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