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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Central Peru on Monday, 13 May 2019

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Central Peru on Monday, 13 May 2019
13 May 07:17 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Date & time: Monday, 13 May 2019 07:10 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.03°S / 74.7°W (Peru)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (28 mi) NE of Pampas (pop: 5,500)
55 km (34 mi) E of Huancayo (pop: 376,700)
59 km (37 mi) NE of Huayucachi (pop: 5,800)
60 km (37 mi) E of Pilcomay (pop: 8,200)
136 km (84 mi) NW of Ayacucho (pop: 140,000)
253 km (157 mi) E of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 13 May 07:10 UTCM 5.2 / 10 kmCentral PeruGFZ
Mon, 13 May 07:10 UTCM 5.2 / 59 kmCentral PeruEMSC
Mon, 13 May 07:10 UTCM 5.2 / 54.1 km24km NNE of Pampas, PeruUSGS
Mon, 13 May 07:10 UTCM 5.1 / 91.9 kmCentral PeruGeoAu
Mon, 13 May 07:10 UTCM 5.2 / 64 kmCentral PeruBMKG

User reports for this quake

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253.8 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Lima, San Isidro / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt light shaking enough to wake up me and my husband by I was unsure at first that it was an earthquake.
miraflores / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
IT woke up, San Borja, Lima. Peru (250.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Lima, Perú. My sister’s home. / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Was lying on couch in living room on 6th floor of an 8-story apartment building that was built following strict building codes.. Felt slight disturbances beneath me like something was batting against the underside of the cushions. No rocking or rolling noticed. My sister said she experienced a slight rocking of her bed.
Lima / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
235.2 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
251.9 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt bed moving back and forth.
253.7 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
253.9 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : My bed and doors moved
Miraflores (256.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Lima Miraflores (234.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Edificio Grazzia (251.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I awake sitting up in my bed when I suddenly heard a low rumble and felt my bed bob noticeably for about 7-10 seconds. I also heard my glass balcony doors rattle.
237.1 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Lima / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Lima / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Miraflores / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke up from light sleep to light to moderate shaking - live on 10th floor. Wife didn’t notice it. Lasted 20 secs or so I think, hard to tell.
Callao, Peru (265.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
253.9 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : woke me up while sleeping on the 2nd floor
We are in Lima and we felt it. / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Long and strong
Miraflores malecón de la reserva (253.6 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The glasses on the table rattled plus the windows and the coach moved two times the second less strongly
NM Hotel / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Bed was shaking
249.4 km W of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
254.2 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Lima, miraflores / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I awoke midsleep.
248.5 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
250.5 km W of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Barranco, Lima, Peru / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Watching TV in bed, when the bed started to shake a little. Woke my wife up to confirm , she also felt it
Comas, Lima (254.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
La molina lima / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Villa el Salvador / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Villa el 5
Lima / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San Miguel, Lima (259.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Lima / Weak shaking (MMI III)
San Vicente de Cañete (217.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
253.6 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Lima / Light shaking (MMI IV)
La Perla (Peru, 247 km W of epicenter) : Se movió como una hamaca y Se sintió un temor ruido fuerte... (reported through EMSC)
La Perla (Peru, 247 km W of epicenter) : 5.3 en Lima (reported through EMSC)
Los Olivos (Peru, 244 km W of epicenter) : Algo fuerte, con una duración de unos 6 segundos. (reported through EMSC)
San Isidro (Peru, 241 km W of epicenter) : Still going (reported through EMSC)
Lince (Peru, 239 km W of epicenter) : Leve movimiento en un 15to piso en Lima Cercado. (reported through EMSC)
Lima (Peru, 238 km W of epicenter) : I was barely noticeable (reported through EMSC)
Lima (Peru, 238 km W of epicenter) : No sé cayeron objetos pero yo estando en la cama si sentí que me moví a causa del sismo. (reported through EMSC)
Surquillo (Peru, 238 km W of epicenter) : 7 à 8 secondes de grondement pour une faible secousse (reported through EMSC)
Huancayo (Peru, 43 km W of epicenter) : Estaba durmiendo y me desperté por los movimientos y el ruido que hacía mi estante al moverse (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake: Central Peru, 13 May 2019 07h10

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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Central Peru on Monday, 13 May 2019
 

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