Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - Provincia de Tarata, 69 km northeast of Tacna, Peru, on 31 May 6:15 am (GMT -5) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
31 May 12:49 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 33 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 31 May 6:15 am (GMT -5)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.46°S / 69.96°W (Provincia de Tarata, Tacna, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Nevados Casiri (16 km / 10 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) ENE of Tarata (pop: 3,050) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SSE of Chuquitira (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) E of Chipispaya (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) ESE of Quilahuani (pop: 3,180) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) E of Totoral (pop: 1,980) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) E of Ilabaya (Jorge Basadre) (pop: 9,490) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) NNE of Tacna (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) ESE of Moquegua (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) SE of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
970 km (603 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|4.6||10 km||SOUTHERN PERU||EMSC|
|4.6||10 km||7 Km ENE of Tarata, Peru||USGS|
|4.4||10 km||Peru-Bolivia Border Region||USP|
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