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

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - 49 km southeast of Coracora, Provincia de Parinacochas, Ayacucho, Peru, on Monday, 13 October 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.
Date & time: 13 Oct 2014 15:14:27 UTC
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 91.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.34°S / 73.45°W (Provincia de Parinacochas, Ayacucho, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Auquihuato (11 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (10 mi) SSE of Chacaraya (pop: 158) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSW of Marcabamba (pop: 442) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) SE of Coracora (Parinacochas) (pop: 7,420) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SE of Tambo (Lucanas Province) (pop: 5,030) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (64 mi) SE of Puquio (Provincia de Lucanas) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) W of Orcopampa (Castilla, Arequipa) (pop: 5,640) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) NNW of Camana (Camaná, Arequipa) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (110 mi) NW of El Pedregal (Arequipa) (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (159 mi) SSE of Ayacucho (pop: 140,000) --> See nearby quakes!
533 km (331 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
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 5.491 kmSouthern PeruGFZ
M 5.4124 km243 km al O de ArequipaGUG (U. Chile)
M 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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