Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 112 km southwest of Arequipa, Peru, on Monday, 4 May 2020 at 07:51 (GMT) -

Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 112 km southwest of Arequipa, Peru, on Monday, 4 May 2020 at 07:51 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 91 km depth

4 May 08:21 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 30 minutes.
Date & time: 4 May 2020 07:51:26 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 91.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17°S / 72.38°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Nicholson (106 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (18 mi) W of Islay (Matarani) (pop: 4,820) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) W of Mollendo (Provincia de Islay) (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SE of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SSW of Santa Rita de Siguas (pop: 4,010) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) WNW of Punta de Bombon (Provincia de Islay) (pop: 6,340) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) W of Cocachacra (Provincia de Islay) (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) SSW of El Pedregal (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) SW of Ciudad Satelite (pop: 76,400) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) SW of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
744 km (463 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.391 kmNear Coast of PeruGFZ
4.680 kmNear Coast Of Southern PeruEMSC
4.678 km46km SSE of Camana, PeruUSGS
4.561 kmNear Coast of PeruUSP

User reports for this quake (9)

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114.9 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
112.6 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Cayma Arequipa (113.3 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Very intense but very brief. Area dogs started barking.  
112.6 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Cayma Arequipa (113.4 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Very intense but very brief. Dogs in area started barking.  
Arequipa (110 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
111.7 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Arequipa Peru / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : One decent size shake woke up the wife and baby. Car alarms were going off, but didn't last long.  
Arequipa / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
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