Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 6.3 km southwest of Cahuacho, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, Peru, on Saturday, September 27, 2014 03:54:48
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 60 km depth
27 Sep 10:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Sep 2014 08:54:48 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, September 27, 2014 03:54:48
Depth: 59.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.5576°S / 73.5032°W (Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (26 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SSW of Cahuacho (pop: 252) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SSE of Coracora (Parinacochas, Ayacucho) (pop: 7,420) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) NW of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) WNW of El Pedregal (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) ESE of Nazca (pop: 23,600) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) WNW of Cono Norte (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (141 mi) NW of Mollendo (Provincia de Islay) (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) WNW of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) WNW of Jacobo Hunter (pop: 46,100) --> See nearby quakes!
546 km (339 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||60 km||65km SSE of Coracora, Peru||USGS|
|M 4.2||66 km||SOUTHERN PERU||EMSC|
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