Light mag. 3.9 earthquake - 32 km west of Arequipa, Peru, on 29 Apr 12:06 am (GMT -5) -
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Light magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 18 km depth
29 Apr 05:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 29 Apr 12:06 am (GMT -5)
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.47°S / 71.83°W (Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Nicholson (25 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SE of La Curva (pop: 467) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) SSW of Yura (Arequipa) (pop: 5,690) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) W of Jacobo Hunter (pop: 46,100) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) WSW of Cono Norte (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) W of Ciudad Satelite (pop: 76,400) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) WSW of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) WSW of Selva Alegre (pop: 72,700) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) ESE of El Pedregal (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) NNE of Mollendo (Provincia de Islay) (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
746 km (463 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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