Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 29 km south of Coracora, Provincia de Parinacochas, Ayacucho, Peru, on Saturday, May 24, 2014 01:47:31
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 70 km depth
24 May 07:11 UTC: First to report: USGS after 24 minutes.
Date & time: 24 May 2014 06:47:31 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, May 24, 2014 01:47:31
Depth: 70.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.2899°S / 73.8308°W (Provincia de Parinacochas, Ayacucho, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (41 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) S of Coracora (Parinacochas) (pop: 7,420) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) S of Tambo (Lucanas Province) (pop: 5,030) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) SSE of Puquio (Provincia de Lucanas) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (80 mi) ESE of Nazca (pop: 23,600) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (85 mi) E of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) E of San Juan de Marcona (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) ESE of Palpa (pop: 5,880) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (118 mi) NW of Camana (Camaná, Arequipa) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) S of Ayacucho (pop: 140,000) --> See nearby quakes!
500 km (311 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.1||10 km||Southern Peru||GFZ|
|M 4.9||80 km||SOUTHERN PERU||EMSC|
|M 5.1||70 km||28km S of Coracora, Peru||USGS|
|M 4.8||74 km||Peru||IGP|
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