Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - 11 km southeast of Cahuacho, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, Peru, on Sunday, 27 April 2014 at 01:09 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 8.2 quake South Pacific Ocean, 94 km northwest of Iquique, Tarapaca, Chile, Tuesday, April 01, 2014 18:46:46, which had occurred 4 weeks earlier.
Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - 11 km southeast of Cahuacho, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, Peru, on Sunday, 27 April 2014 at 01:09 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

27 Apr 01:36 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 26 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Apr 2014 01:09:41 UTC
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.56°S / 73.39°W (Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (26 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) ESE of Cahuacho (pop: 252) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) SE of Coracora (Parinacochas, Ayacucho) (pop: 7,420) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (64 mi) SE of Tambo (Lucanas Province, Ayacucho) (pop: 5,030) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) WSW of Orcopampa (Castilla) (pop: 5,640) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (77 mi) SE of Puquio (Provincia de Lucanas, Ayacucho) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) NNW of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) WNW of Lluta (Caylloma) (pop: 6,000) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) NW of El Pedregal (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) WNW of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
554 km (345 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.987 kmSouthern PeruGFZ
M 4.490 km58km SW of Orcopampa, PeruUSGS

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