Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - 24 km southeast of Huancalpa, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, Peru, on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 at 14:17 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - 24 km southeast of Huancalpa, Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, Peru, on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 at 14:17 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 80 km depth

19 Nov 15:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 52 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 147.0 to 80.0 km.
Date & time: 19 Nov 2014 14:17:52 UTC
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 80.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.97°S / 73.86°W (Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (105 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (11 mi) E of Puerto Viejo (pop: 56) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) WNW of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) WNW of El Pedregal (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) WNW of Mollendo (Provincia de Islay) (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (153 mi) W of Cono Norte (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (157 mi) W of Jacobo Hunter (pop: 46,100) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) W of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) W of Selva Alegre (pop: 72,700) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) W of Ciudad Satelite (pop: 76,400) --> See nearby quakes!
555 km (345 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.480 kmSOUTHERN PERUEMSC
M 5.4147 km226 km al O de ArequipaGUG (U. Chile)

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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 19 Nov 2014 14:17 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    77 km (47.8 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

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