Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Southern Peru on Thursday, 29 August 2019 at 05:51 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth
29 Aug 06:00 UTC: First to report: USP after 9 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.17553°S / 73.15002°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Auquihuato (12 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) WNW of Sancay (pop: 20)
37 km (23 mi) W of Huaynacotas (pop: 849)
50 km (31 mi) NW of Salamanca (pop: 547)
59 km (37 mi) NNW of Arirahua (pop: 735)
70 km (43 mi) ESE of Coracora (Parinacochas) (pop: 7,420)
87 km (54 mi) W of Orcopampa (Castilla) (pop: 5,640)
220 km (137 mi) NW of Arequipa (pop: 841,100)
545 km (339 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Primary data source: USP
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||10 km||Southern Peru||USP|
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