Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 123 km northwest of Arequipa, Peru, on 2020-04-17 03:15:45 -05:00 -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 123 km northwest of Arequipa, Peru, on 2020-04-17 03:15:45 -05:00

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 112 km depth

17 Apr 08:46 UTC: First to report: USGS after 31 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Apr 2020 08:15:45 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-04-17 03:15:45 -05:00
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 111.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.4572°S / 72.1389°W (Provincia de Castilla, Arequipa, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Andahua-Orcopampa (21 km / 13 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) NNW of Ucuchachas (pop: 103) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SE of Orcopampa (Castilla) (pop: 5,640) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) WNW of Chivay (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NNW of Lluta (Caylloma) (pop: 6,000) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) NNW of Cono Norte (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) NNW of Selva Alegre (pop: 72,700) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) NNW of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) NNW of Jacobo Hunter (pop: 46,100) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (79 mi) NNW of Ciudad Satelite (pop: 76,400) --> See nearby quakes!
650 km (404 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.2112 km30km SE of Orcopampa, PeruUSGS
4.2112 kmSouthern PeruEMSC
4.1122 kmSouthern PeruUSP

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
452 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
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