Mag. 4.1 earthquake - 496 km southeast of Lima, Municipalidad Metropolitana de Lima, Peru, on Monday, 6 January 2020 at 01:21 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 55 km depth
6 Jan 03:02 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 41 minutes.
Depth: 55.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.87°S / 74.67°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (144 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) S of Chaviña (Provincia de Caravelí) (pop: 166)
34 km (21 mi) WSW of Atiquipa (Caravelí) (pop: 137)
50 km (31 mi) S of Acarí (Caravelí) (pop: 4,450)
77 km (48 mi) SE of San Juan (Provincia de Nazca) (pop: 12,800)
87 km (54 mi) SSE of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500)
119 km (74 mi) SSE of Nazca (pop: 23,600)
230 km (143 mi) SSE of Ica (pop: 246,800)
496 km (308 mi) SSE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.1||55 km||Near Coast Of Southern Peru||EMSC|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Lima (496.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)