Mag. 4.7 earthquake - 16km WSW of Acari, Peru, on 2019-10-21 15:50:37 -05:00 -
Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 51 km depth
22 Oct 15:02 UTC: First to report: USGS after 18 hours.
Local time at epicenter: 2019-10-21 15:50:37 -05:00
Depth: 50.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.4684°S / 74.7609°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (141 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) W of Vijoto (Provincia de Caravelí, Arequipa) (pop: 78)
17 km (10 mi) WSW of Acarí (Caravelí, Arequipa) (pop: 4,450)
22 km (14 mi) NW of Chaviña (Provincia de Caravelí, Arequipa) (pop: 166)
45 km (28 mi) ESE of San Juan (Provincia de Nazca) (pop: 12,800)
47 km (29 mi) SE of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500)
73 km (46 mi) SSE of Nazca (pop: 23,600)
360 km (224 mi) WNW of Arequipa (pop: 841,100)
453 km (281 mi) SSE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.7||51 km||16km WSW of Acari, Peru||USGS|
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