Major mag. 7.3 earthquake - Peru-Brazil Border Region on Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Terremoto mayor magnitud 7.6 - Purus, 426 km ESE of Pucallpa, Provincia de Coronel Portillo, Ucayali, Peru, martes, 24 nov. 2015

Terremoto mayor magnitud 7.6 - Purus, 426 km ESE of Pucallpa, Provincia de Coronel Portillo, Ucayali, Peru, martes, 24 nov. 2015

Terremoto mayor magnitud 7.6 at 610 km depth

24 Nov 22:58 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 7 minutos.
Profundidad recalculada de 613.0 a 610.0 km.
Fecha & hora: 24 Nov 2015 22:50:53 UTC
Magnitud: 7.6
Profundidad: 610.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 10.02°S / 71.05°W (Purus, Ucayali, Perú)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km al ENE de Balta (pop: 125) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
348 km al NNO de Tambopata (Madre de Dios) (pop: 39,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
351 km al NO de Puerto Maldonado (Madre de Dios) (pop: 37,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
402 km al NNE de Ciudad del Cuzco (Cusco) (pop: 312,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
402 km al NNE de Wanchaq (Cusco) (pop: 59,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
403 km al NNE de Santiago (Cusco) (pop: 64,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
423 km al ESE de San Fernando (pop: 67,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
426 km al ESE de Pucallpa (pop: 310,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
491 km al NE de Ayacucho (pop: 140,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
690 km al ENE de Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.6 x 1016 joules (4402 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3.8 x 106 tons of TNT or 236.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 7.6610 kmPeru-Brazil Border RegionGFZ
M 7.6631 kmCENTRAL PERUEMSC
M 8.0kmCentral BoliviaIGEPN
M 7.3604 km654 km al N de ArequipaGUG (U. Chile)
M 7.6612 km- 210km S of Tarauaca, BrazilUSGS
M 7.6606 kmNW of Iberia, PeruGeoAu
M 7.3635 kmPeruIGP

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User reports for this quake (16)

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Pucallpa (427.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Todos estaban en la calle gritando (reported through our app)
Pucallpa (426.7 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Sterling VA (445.4 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Prjector screen began moving back and forth in 4 th floor
Arequipa / Weak shaking (MMI III)
envigado,antioquia , colombia / Light shaking (MMI IV)
La Paz (786.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt how floor moves.
pisac / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Quite some strong horizontal movement of a few inches back and forth, three distinct instances lasting around 30 seconds.
moquegua / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
moquegua / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Las Condes (Chile, 2586 km S of epicenter) : Felt it in Santiago. More like a tremor (reported through EMSC)
Cuenca (Ecuador, 1184 km NW of epicenter) : This is the fourth earthquake this month. I honestly thought it happened in Ecuador, not neighboring Peru. (reported through EMSC)
Cochabamba (Bolivia, 967 km SE of epicenter) (reported through EMSC)
Cruzeiro do Sul (Brazil, 327 km NW of epicenter) : I feel dizzy and saw the power lines sway and the birds were agitated. (reported through EMSC)
Antofagasta (Chile, 1508 km S of epicenter) : Soft of about 30 seconds of duration in Antogahasta Chile (reported through EMSC)
Medellin (Colombia, 1871 km NW of epicenter) : The high rise that I was in swayed back and forth for 10-15 seconds. The hanging light fixtures were moving. (reported through EMSC)
Medellin (Colombia, 1871 km NW of epicenter) : I felt this one and one like 5 min earlyer. I thought I was dizzy, but I have high ceiling and long lamps, so those were swinging slightly the same direction. I enter this page thinking it happend in Colombia, but realized that it was quite far away. (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (25 quakes):
  • 24 Nov 2017 14:04 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    141 km (87.6 mi) depth
    |
    382 km (237 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 05 Nov 2017 22:49 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    164 km (101.9 mi) depth
    |
    370 km (230 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 28 Sep 2017 01:58 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    117 km (72.7 mi) depth
    |
    333 km (207 mi) distance
    | IGP | Details
  • 27 Sep 2017 20:58 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    104.2 km (64.7 mi) depth
    |
    328 km (204 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Jul 2017 04:51 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    142.6 km (88.6 mi) depth
    |
    368 km (228 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Mar 2017 12:45 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    20 km (12.4 mi) depth
    |
    333 km (207 mi) distance
    | IGP | Details
  • 18 Dec 2016 13:30 UTC
    | M 6.4 |
    617 km (383.4 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.4 - Purus, 436 km ESE of Pucallpa, Provincia de Coronel Portillo, Ucayali, Peru, domingo, 18 dic. 2016
  • 15 Nov 2016 10:50 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    22 km (13.7 mi) depth
    |
    281 km (174 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 30 Aug 2016 15:04 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    195 km (121.2 mi) depth
    |
    266 km (166 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 26 Aug 2016 11:01 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    124 km (77.1 mi) depth
    |
    292 km (182 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 06 Jun 2016 00:51 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    100 km (62.1 mi) depth
    |
    347 km (215 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 Jan 2016 02:17 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    358 km (222 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 27 Nov 2015 00:52 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    619 km (384.6 mi) depth
    |
    85 km (53 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 26 Nov 2015 13:42 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    604 km (375.3 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 26 Nov 2015 05:57 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    679 km (421.9 mi) depth
    |
    113 km (70 mi) distance
    | IGP | Details
  • 26 Nov 2015 05:45 UTC
    | M 6.7 |
    602 km (374.1 mi) depth
    |
    92 km (57 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.7 - Feijó, 130 km SSW of Tarauaca, Acre, Brazil, jueves, 26 nov. 2015
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