Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 50km ENE of Palpa, Peru, on 2019-10-27 01:45:21 -05:00 -
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 118 km depth
27 Oct 07:18 UTC: First to report: USGS after 33 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2019-10-27 01:45:21 -05:00
Depth: 118.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.3142°S / 74.7733°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (182 km / 113 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (31 mi) ENE of Palpa (pop: 5,880)
60 km (37 mi) NNE of Nazca (pop: 23,600)
81 km (50 mi) WNW of Puquio (Provincia de Lucanas) (pop: 10,500)
106 km (66 mi) NNE of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500)
107 km (66 mi) ESE of Ica (pop: 246,800)
142 km (88 mi) SSW of Ayacucho (pop: 140,000)
254 km (158 mi) S of Huancayo (pop: 376,700)
351 km (218 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Primary data source: USGS
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||118 km||50km ENE of Palpa, Peru||USGS|
|M 4.4||110 km||Central Peru||EMSC|
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