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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Near Coast of Peru on Tuesday, 28 May 2019

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Near Coast of Peru on Tuesday, 28 May 2019
Date & time: Tuesday, 28 May 2019 03:28 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.72°S / 74.93°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (164 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2*10^12 J (554 MWh / 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 28 May 2019
Tue, 28 May 03:28 UTCM 4.7 / 5 kmNear Coast Of Central PeruEMSC
Tue, 28 May 03:28 UTCM 4.7 / 23 km52km SW of Acari, PeruUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Lima, Peru / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Lima (456.4 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): END (via app)
Villa el Salvador (447.5 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
lima villa maria del triunfo (451.4 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
Miraflores / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Lima / MMI III (Weak shaking)
San Isidro, Lima Peru (462.5 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: I heard the house rumble and it sounded like metal grinding on each other for just a few seconds. I did not feel any movement.
Lima / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Lima / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
San miguel (467 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): One big bang and a heavy shacke, after that few weaker shakings, (via app)
(471.2 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)

 

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