Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Near Coast of Peru on Wednesday, 18 September 2019 at 13:13 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 93 km depth
18 Sep 19:42 UTC: First to report: USP after 6 hours.
Depth: 93.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.50272°S / 74.12897°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (75 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
64 km (40 mi) SW of Coracora (Parinacochas) (pop: 7,420)
81 km (51 mi) SSW of Tambo (Lucanas Province) (pop: 5,030)
89 km (55 mi) S of Puquio (Provincia de Lucanas) (pop: 10,500)
110 km (68 mi) ESE of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500)
112 km (69 mi) E of San Juan de Marcona (pop: 12,800)
115 km (71 mi) SE of Nazca (pop: 23,600)
295 km (183 mi) WNW of Arequipa (pop: 841,100)
496 km (308 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Primary data source: USP
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||93 km||Near Coast of Peru||USP|
|M 4.8||96 km||Near Coast Of Southern Peru||EMSC|
|M 4.4||67 km||62km ESE of Acari, Peru||USGS|
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