Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 30 km northwest of Arequipa, Peru, on Friday, August 21, 2020 at 03:56 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 142 km depth
21 Aug 04:22 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 26 minutes.
Depth: 142.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.15°S / 71.65°W↗ (Peru)
Antipode: 16.15°N / 108.35°E↗
Nearest volcano: Nevado Chachani (14 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) NNE of Uyupampa (pop: 161) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) NNW of Cono Norte (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NNW of Cono Norte (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SW of Pucara (pop: 4,340) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) NNW of Selva Alegre (pop: 72,700) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) NNW of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) NNW of Ciudad Satelite (pop: 76,400) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) NNW of Jacobo Hunter (pop: 46,100) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) ENE of El Pedregal (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
738 km (459 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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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|4.0||142 km||30 km NNW of Arequipa, Peru||EMSC|
|4.0||142 km||12 Km Al Norte-NE De Yura, Arequipa - Arequipa (Peru)||IGP|
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