Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - 38 km southwest of Arequipa, Peru, on 7 May 11:53 am (GMT -5) -
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Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 23 km depth
7 May 17:02 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 7 May 11:53 am (GMT -5)
Depth: 23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.63°S / 71.8°W (Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Nicholson (42 km / 26 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) SE of San José (pop: 339) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SW of Jacobo Hunter (pop: 46,100) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) ESE of Santa Rita de Siguas (pop: 4,010) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) SW of Ciudad Satelite (pop: 76,400) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SW of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) SW of Selva Alegre (pop: 72,700) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) SW of Cono Norte (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) NNE of Mollendo (Provincia de Islay) (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SE of El Pedregal (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
760 km (472 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) More info
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