Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - 216 km west of Arequipa, Peru, on Tuesday, 3 March 2020 at 06:00 (GMT) -

Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - 216 km west of Arequipa, Peru, on Tuesday, 3 March 2020 at 06:00 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 83 km depth

3 Mar 06:15 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 15 minutes.
Mar 3 07:08: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 71.7 to 83.3 km.
Date & time: 3 Mar 2020 06:00:12 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 83.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.476°S / 73.556°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (115 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (18 mi) SW of Cerro de Arena (pop: 12) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SSE of Atico (pop: 199) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) W of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) W of El Pedregal (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) S of Coracora (Parinacochas) (pop: 7,420) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) WNW of Mollendo (Provincia de Islay) (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (131 mi) SE of San Juan de Marcona (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) SE of Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) SE of Nazca (pop: 23,600) --> See nearby quakes!
619 km (385 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GeoAu (Geoscience Australia )
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
4.983 kmNear Coast of PeruGeoAu
4.946 kmnear the coast of southern PeruUSGS
4.949 kmNear Coast Of Southern PeruEMSC
4.859 kmNear Coast of PeruGFZ
4.980 kmNear Coast of PeruUSP

User reports for this quake (3)

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Arequipa / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Everything shook, I was awake and thought there was an elephabt walking over the balustrade.  
Arequipa / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I’m very scared ! Because I’ve never experienced this before. I was trying to sleep when suddenly my bed started shaking. I directly started to check on google if an earthquake hit Perou and yes it actually happened.  
Cayma Arequipa (214.7 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Very short duration  
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