Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Paraguay on Monday, 15 July 2019 at 08:39 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 750 km depth
15 Jul 08:50 UTC: First to report: USP after 11 minutes.
Depth: 750.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 26.8641°S / 56.59001°W (Paraguay)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) E of Santa Rosa (pop: 7,260) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NNW of General José Maria Delgado (pop: 1,540) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) NNE of Santiago (pop: 2,140) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) ESE of Santa Maria de Fe (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) W of San Pedro del Parana (pop: 5,720) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) NW of Encarnacion (pop: 75,000) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) NW of Posadas (Argentina) (pop: 323,700) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) S of Villarrica (pop: 41,200) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) SSE of Paraguay (pop: 1,482,200) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) SW of Ciudad del Este (pop: 320,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USP
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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