Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - 18 km southwest of Arequipa, Peru, on 7 May 10:28 pm (GMT -5) -
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Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 20 km depth
8 May 03:36 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 7 May 10:28 pm (GMT -5)
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.49°S / 71.68°W (Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Nicholson (27 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) WSW of Cerro Verde (pop: 3,600) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) WSW of Jacobo Hunter (pop: 46,100) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) WSW of Ciudad Satelite (pop: 76,400) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) E of El Triunfo ( El Cruce) (pop: 6,390) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SW of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SW of Selva Alegre (pop: 72,700) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SSW of Cono Norte (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) S of Yura (Arequipa) (pop: 5,690) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) ESE of El Pedregal (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
759 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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