Light mag. 3.9 earthquake - 39 km south of Arequipa, Peru, on 27 Apr 2:38 pm (GMT -5) -
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Light magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 30 km depth
27 Apr 19:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 27 Apr 2:38 pm (GMT -5)
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.75°S / 71.48°W (Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru)
Nearest volcano: El Misti (51 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) WNW of Cambaya (Moquegua) (pop: 26) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SSE of Jacobo Hunter (pop: 46,100) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) S of Ciudad Satelite (pop: 76,400) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (25 mi) S of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (26 mi) S of Selva Alegre (pop: 72,700) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NE of Cocachacra (Provincia de Islay) (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) SSE of Cono Norte (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) SE of El Triunfo ( El Cruce) (pop: 6,390) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) ENE of Mollendo (Provincia de Islay) (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
794 km (494 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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