Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.4 - Peru, 295 km SW of Guayaquil (Provincia del Guayas, Ecuador), domingo, 18 oct. 2020 -

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.4 - Peru, 295 km SW of Guayaquil (Provincia del Guayas, Ecuador), domingo, 18 oct. 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 27 km depth

18 Oct 07:04 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 6 minutos.
18 Oct 07:05: Magnitud recalculada de 5.6 a 5.7.
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18 Oct 12:45: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: IGP
Fecha & hora: 18 Oct 2020 06:58:26 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 18/10/2020 01:58:26
Magnitud: 5.4
Profundidad: 27.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 3,7723°S / 82,0227°W (Perú)
Nearby towns and cities:
105 km al WNW de El Alto (Talara) (pop: 9,300)
122 km al NW de Talara (pop: 99,100)
176 km al W de Tumbes (pop: 109,200)
178 km al NW de Paita (pop: 56,200)
195 km al NW de Sullana (pop: 160,800)
217 km al NW de San Martin (Provincia de Piura) (pop: 130,000)
295 km al SW de Guayaquil (Ecuador) (pop: 1,952,000)
1072 km al NNW de Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 18.1°C (65 F), humidity: 90%, wind: 8 m/s (16 kts) from S
Fuente primaria de datos: IGP
Energía liberada estimada: 7,9 x 1012 joules (2,21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0,1 atomic bombs!) [aprende más]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.427 km114 Km Al Oeste-NO De Mancora, Talara-Piura, PeruIGP
M 5.515 kmNear Coast Of Northern PeruEMSC
M 5.510 km80 Km WNW of El Alto, PeruUSGS
M 5.515 kmNear Coast of Northern PeruGeoAu
M 5.410 kmNear Coast of Northern PeruGFZ

User reports for this quake (1)

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Portland / not felt / horizontal (sideways) swinging
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Aftershocks of the M 5.4 terremoto: Perú, 295 km southwest de Guayaquil (Provincia del Guayas, Ecuador) Sun, 18 Oct 06h58

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 18 nov 2020 15:04 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6,2 mi) depth
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 23 oct 2020 02:21 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6,2 mi) depth
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.4 - Peru, 295 km SW of Guayaquil (Provincia del Guayas, Ecuador), domingo, 18 oct. 2020

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