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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - 49 km southeast of Coracora, Provincia de Parinacochas, Ayacucho, Peru, on Monday, October 13, 2014 at 15:14 GMT

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - 49 km southeast of Coracora, Provincia de Parinacochas, Ayacucho, Peru, on Monday, October 13, 2014 at 15:14 GMT Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - 49 km southeast of Coracora, Provincia de Parinacochas, Ayacucho, Peru, on Monday, October 13, 2014 at 15:14 GMT

Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 91 km depth

13 Oct 15:20 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 91.0 km.

Earthquake details

Date & timeOct 13, 2014 15:14:27 UTC
Local time at epicenter
Depth91.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude15.34°S / 73.45°W (Provincia de Parinacochas, Ayacucho, Peru)
Antipode15.34°N / 106.55°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceGFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Nearest volcanoCerro Auquihuato (11 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities10 km (7 mi) S of Quilcata (pop: 662) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
49 km (31 mi) SE of Coracora (Parinacochas) (pop: 7,420) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
79 km (49 mi) SE of Tambo (Lucanas Province) (pop: 5,030) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
163 km (101 mi) NNW of Camana (Camaná, Arequipa) (pop: 16,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
170 km (105 mi) ESE of Nazca (pop: 23,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
176 km (110 mi) NW of El Pedregal (Arequipa) (pop: 20,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
187 km (116 mi) S of Andahuaylas (Apurímac) (pop: 17,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
199 km (124 mi) SSW of Abancay (Apurímac) (pop: 55,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
257 km (159 mi) SSE of Ayacucho (pop: 140,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
533 km (331 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.
5.491 kmSouthern PeruGFZ
5.4124 km243 km al O de ArequipaGUG (U. Chile)
5.496 km41km ESE of Coracora, PeruUSGS

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Athens (Greece, 11653 km NE of epicenter) : There were two major events within 2 or 3 minutes in this wider area (reported through EMSC)  


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