Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Near Coast Of Central Peru on Thursday, 30 May 2019 at 09:20 (GMT)

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - Near Coast Of Central Peru on Thursday, 30 May 2019 at 09:20 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 23 km depth

30 May 09:38 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
May 30 16:04: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 23.0 km.
Date & time: 30 May 2019 09:20:00 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.1°S / 75.7°W (Peru)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) SSW of Boca del Rio Ica
65 km (40 mi) W of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500)
65 km (40 mi) WNW of San Juan (Provincia de Nazca) (pop: 12,800)
84 km (52 mi) SW of Palpa (pop: 5,880)
87 km (54 mi) WSW of Nazca (pop: 23,600)
115 km (71 mi) S of Ica (pop: 246,800)
369 km (229 mi) SSE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
372 km (231 mi) SSE of Callao (pop: 813,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
[smaller] [bigger]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience and submit a short "I felt it" report! Other users would love to hear about it!
Also if you did NOT feel the quake although you were in the area, please report it! Your contribution is valuable also to earthquake science and earthquake hazard analysis and mitigation efforts. You can use your device location or the map to indicate where you were during the earthquake. Thank you!

Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 4.923 kmNear Coast Of Central PeruEMSC
M 4.810 km86km W of Minas de Marcona, PeruUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
364.3 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Near Coast Of Central Peru on Thursday, 30 May 2019 at 09:20 (GMT)
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android

More on VolcanoDiscovery

Why is there advertising on this site?

Support us!

Maintaining the website and our free apps is a time- and cost-intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support our team to develop further features and get the upgraded ad-free version, consider making a donation (PayPal or Online cc payment).
Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive back to 1900
  • Additional data sources
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.