Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 37 km southwest of Espinar, Cusco, Peru, on 17 Jul 10:33 pm (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 37 km southwest of Espinar, Cusco, Peru, on 17 Jul 10:33 pm (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 132 km depth

18 Jul 03:44 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 11 minutes.
Update Sun, 18 Jul 2021, 03:51
Magnitude 4.7 earthquake strikes near Espinar, Provincia de Espinar, Cusco, Peru
4.7 quake 37 km southwest of Espinar, Cusco, Peru, 17 Jul 10:33 pm (GMT -5)
4.7 quake 37 km southwest of Espinar, Cusco, Peru, 17 Jul 10:33 pm (GMT -5)
Just 17 minutes ago, a 4.7-magnitude earthquake struck near Espinar, Provincia de Espinar, Cusco, Peru. The tremor was recorded late at night on Saturday 17 July 2021 at 10:33 pm local time, at an intermediate depth of 132 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.7 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Totora (pop. 86) located 13 km from the epicenter, Espinar (pop. 23,900) 37 km away, Ccolo (pop. 3,900) 54 km away, Chivay (pop. 4,500) 67 km away, Yanaoca (pop. 3,900) 94 km away, and Sicuani (pop. 33,600) 97 km away.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Jul 18, 2021 03:33:45 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 17 Jul 10:33 pm (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 132.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.04°S / 71.64°W (Provincia de Espinar, Cusco, Peru)
Antipode: 15.04°N / 108.36°E
Nearest volcano: Andahua-Orcopampa (85 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) ENE of Huancane (pop: 28) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SW of Espinar (pop: 23,900) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) NNW of Ccolo (Arequipa) (pop: 3,860) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) N of Chivay (Arequipa) (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SE of Santo Tomas (pop: 4,130) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SSW of Sicuani (Canchis) (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) N of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) SSE of Cusco (pop: 312,100) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) SSE of Cusco (pop: 312,100) --> See nearby quakes!
671 km (417 mi) ESE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 4°C (39 F), humidity: 52%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from SSE
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
4.7132 kmSouthern PeruGFZ
4.9111 km11 Km SW of Coporaque, PeruUSGS
4.8111 kmCentral PeruUSP

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