Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 383 km southeast of Lima, Peru, on Monday, 13 May 2019 at 12:41 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - 383 km southeast of Lima, Peru, on Monday, 13 May 2019 at 12:41 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 88 km depth

13 May 12:49 UTC: First to report: USP after 8 minutes.
May 13 12:56: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 90.7 to 90.6 km.
May 13 14:42: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 90.6 to 87.6 km.
Date & time: 13 May 2019 12:41:56 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 87.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.92674°S / 74.07356°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Auquihuato (163 km / 101 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
76 km (47 mi) WSW of Talavera (Andahuaylas) (pop: 7,380)
86 km (54 mi) N of Puquio (Provincia de Lucanas) (pop: 10,500)
87 km (54 mi) S of Ayacucho (pop: 140,000)
98 km (61 mi) N of Tambo (Lucanas Province) (pop: 5,030)
112 km (70 mi) S of Huanta (pop: 18,600)
133 km (83 mi) WSW of Abancay (pop: 55,100)
383 km (238 mi) ESE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
387 km (241 mi) NW of Arequipa (pop: 841,100)
Primary data source: USP
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.288 kmCentral PeruUSP
M 5.080 kmCentral PeruEMSC
M 5.084 km76km NNW of Puquio, PeruUSGS

User reports for this quake (12)

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Aloft Hotel, Lima, Peru (385 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt very light shaking while in bed. Spouse felt it as well.
Lima / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
lima / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Chacarilla (24.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Was sleeping AND felt my bed rock for a minute. It Was scary but i went back to bed.
Lima (338.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Lima / Light shaking (MMI IV) : i woke up
Villa el Salvador (341.5 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Huacachina / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Rattling and bed shaking
310.8 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
376.5 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : bed lightly shaking windows softly rattling
Lima / Light shaking (MMI IV)
378.4 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake 383 km southeast of Lima, Peru, 13 May 12:41 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 383 km southeast of Lima, Peru, on Monday, 13 May 2019 at 12:41 (GMT)
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