Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 468 km southeast of Lima, Peru, on Tuesday, 28 May 2019 at 03:28 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - 468 km southeast of Lima, Peru, on Tuesday, 28 May 2019 at 03:28 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

28 May 03:38 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Date & time: 28 May 2019 03:28:16 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.72°S / 74.93°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (164 km / 102 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km (20 mi) WSW of Chaviña (Provincia de Caravelí) (pop: 166)
47 km (29 mi) SSE of San Juan (Provincia de Nazca) (pop: 12,800)
47 km (29 mi) SW of Acarí (Caravelí) (pop: 4,450)
60 km (37 mi) SSE of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500)
61 km (38 mi) W of Atiquipa (Caravelí) (pop: 137)
99 km (61 mi) S of Nazca (pop: 23,600)
371 km (230 mi) W of Arequipa (pop: 841,100)
468 km (290 mi) SSE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.010 kmNear Coast of PeruGFZ

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Lima, Peru / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Lima (456.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : END (reported through our app)
Villa el Salvador (447.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
lima villa maria del triunfo (451.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Miraflores / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Lima / Weak shaking (MMI III)
San Isidro, Lima Peru (462.5 km NNW of 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 / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Lima / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
San miguel (467 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : One big bang and a heavy shacke, after that few weaker shakings, (reported through our app)
471.2 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake 468 km southeast of Lima, Peru, 28 May 03:28 UTC

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