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

Earthquake details

Date & timeApr 27, 2014 01:09:41 UTC
Local time at epicenter
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude5.4
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude15.56°S / 73.39°W (Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, Peru)
Antipode15.56°N / 106.61°E
Shaking intensityStrong shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearest volcanoSara Sara (26 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities11 km (7 mi) ESE of Cahuacho (pop: 252) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
72 km (45 mi) SE of Coracora (Parinacochas, Ayacucho) (pop: 7,420) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
139 km (86 mi) NNW of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
156 km (97 mi) NW of El Pedregal (pop: 20,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
185 km (115 mi) ESE of Nazca (pop: 23,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
189 km (117 mi) ESE of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
219 km (136 mi) WNW of Selva Alegre (pop: 72,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
219 km (136 mi) WNW of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
221 km (137 mi) WNW of Ciudad Satelite (pop: 76,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
554 km (345 mi) SE of Lima (Lima Province) (pop: 7,737,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.987 kmSouthern PeruGFZ
5.410 km5.4 SOUTHERN PERUEMSC
4.490 km58km SW of Orcopampa, PeruUSGS

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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