Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Southern Peru on Tuesday, 3 December 2019 at 07:16 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 79 km depth
3 Dec 14:06 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 7 hours.
Depth: 79.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.79°S / 72.9°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Coropuna (40 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) SSE of Arirahua (pop: 735)
27 km (17 mi) S of Chichas (pop: 185)
33 km (20 mi) SSW of Salamanca (pop: 547)
84 km (52 mi) SW of Orcopampa (Castilla) (pop: 5,640)
95 km (59 mi) NNW of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400)
99 km (61 mi) NW of El Pedregal (pop: 20,100)
161 km (100 mi) WNW of Arequipa (pop: 841,100)
610 km (379 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.8||79 km||Southern Peru||EMSC|
|M 4.6||10 km||Southern Peru||USP|
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