Mag. 4.0 earthquake - Central Peru on Monday, 16 December 2019 at 18:07 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 112 km depth
16 Dec 21:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 hours.
Depth: 112.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.8°S / 73.73°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Auquihuato (66 km / 41 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) E of Tambo (Lucanas Province, Ayacucho) (pop: 5,030)
27 km (17 mi) NNE of Coracora (Parinacochas, Ayacucho) (pop: 7,420)
45 km (28 mi) ESE of Puquio (Provincia de Lucanas, Ayacucho) (pop: 10,500)
130 km (81 mi) E of Nazca (pop: 23,600)
159 km (99 mi) SW of Abancay (Region de Apurimac) (pop: 55,100)
190 km (118 mi) SSE of Ayacucho (pop: 140,000)
295 km (183 mi) NW of Arequipa (pop: 841,100)
470 km (292 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||112 km||Central Peru||EMSC|
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