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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 99 km north of Arequipa, Peru, on Monday, December 9, 2019 at 15:43 GMT

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 99 km north of Arequipa, Peru, on Monday, December 9, 2019 at 15:43 GMT

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 122 km depth

9 Dec 16:01 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 17 minutes.
Date & time: Dec 9, 2019 15:43:43 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 122.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.52°S / 71.41°W (Provincia de Caylloma, Arequipa, Peru)
Antipode: 15.52°N / 108.59°E
Nearest volcano: Sabancaya (55 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (6 mi) E of Ccolo (pop: 3,860) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) WNW of Jayune (pop: 4,260) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) ENE of Chivay (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NNW of Jatun Orcochiri (pop: 4,360) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) N of Huarancante (pop: 4,640) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) S of Espinar (Cusco) (pop: 23,900) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) N of Cono Norte (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) N of Selva Alegre (pop: 72,700) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) N of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
720 km (447 mi) ESE of Lima (Lima Province) (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
5.0122 kmSouthern PeruGFZ
4.9122 km4km N of Chivay, PeruUSGS
4.9119 kmSouthern PeruEMSC
4.9147 kmSouthern PeruUSP

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Fallbrook ca / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)

Date and timeMag
Dec 14, 2019 05:24
2 years ago

12 km
92 km N of Arequipa, PeruMore

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