Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 1.6 km east of Arequipa, Peru, on Sunday, July 18, 2021 at 09:40 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 21 km depth
18 Jul 09:52 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 12 minutes.
Depth: 21.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.4°S / 71.52°W↗ (Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru)
Antipode: 16.4°N / 108.48°E↗
Nearest volcano: El Misti (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) E of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
3 km (2 mi) SSE of Selva Alegre (pop: 72,700) --> See nearby quakes!
4 km (2 mi) NNE of Ciudad Satelite (pop: 76,400) --> See nearby quakes!
6 km (4 mi) NE of Jacobo Hunter (pop: 46,100) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) SE of Cono Norte (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SE of Cono Norte (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) ENE of El Triunfo ( El Cruce) (pop: 6,390) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) E of El Pedregal (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NE of Mollendo (Provincia de Islay) (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
766 km (476 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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