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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Departamento de Itapua, 26 km east of Santa Rosa de Lima, Paraguay, on Monday, July 15, 2019 at 08:39 GMT

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Departamento de Itapua, 26 km east of Santa Rosa de Lima, Paraguay, on Monday, July 15, 2019 at 08:39 GMT Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Departamento de Itapua, 26 km east of Santa Rosa de Lima, Paraguay, on Monday, July 15, 2019 at 08:39 GMT

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 750 km depth

15 Jul 08:50 UTC: First to report: USP after 11 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJul 15, 2019 08:39:10 UTC
Local time at epicenter
Depth750.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude26.8641°S / 56.59001°W (Departamento de Itapua, Paraguay)
Antipode26.864°N / 123.41°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceUSP
Nearby towns and cities26 km (16 mi) E of Santa Rosa de Lima (Santa Rosa, Misiones) (pop: 7,260) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
26 km (16 mi) NNW of General José Maria Delgado (Itapúa) (pop: 1,540) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (22 mi) NNE of Santiago (Misiones) (pop: 2,140) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
36 km (22 mi) ESE of Santa Maria de Fe (Misiones) (pop: 2,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
38 km (24 mi) W of San Pedro del Parana (Itapúa) (pop: 5,720) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
88 km (55 mi) NW of Encarnacion (Itapúa) (pop: 75,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
89 km (55 mi) NW of Posadas (Misiones, Argentina) (pop: 323,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
188 km (117 mi) SSE of Capiata (Central) (pop: 198,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
205 km (127 mi) SSE of Asuncion (Asunción) (pop: 1,482,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
248 km (154 mi) SW of Siudad del Este (Alto Paraná) (pop: 320,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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5.1750 kmParaguayUSP


Seismic station: Las Campanas Astronomical Observatory, Chile (LCO/IU network) | Distance from quake: 1406 km / 873 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Las Campanas Astronomical Observatory, Chile: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Bandpass filter applied: 0.02-5.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

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