Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - Provincia de Caraveli, 54 km southwest of Arirahua, Peru, on Wednesday, 23 April 2014 at 07:18 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 1 km depth
23 Apr 08:17 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 58 minutes.
Date & time: 23 Apr 2014 07:18:58 UTC
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.92°S / 73.37°W (Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (66 km / 41 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (13 mi) S of Cruz Pata (pop: 12) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) NW of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) WNW of El Pedregal (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) NW of Mollendo (Provincia de Islay) (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) WNW of Cono Norte (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) WNW of Jacobo Hunter (pop: 46,100) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) WNW of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) WNW of Selva Alegre (pop: 72,700) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) WNW of Ciudad Satelite (pop: 76,400) --> See nearby quakes!
585 km (363 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
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|M 4.6||10 km||Southern Peru||GFZ|
|M 4.6||1 km||4.6 SOUTHERN PERU||EMSC|
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