Leve terremoto magnitud 4.4 - South Pacific Ocean, 66 km SE of San Juan de Marcona, Provincia de Nazca, Ica, Peru, jueves, 12 nov. 2020 -

Leve terremoto magnitud 4.4 - South Pacific Ocean, 66 km SE of San Juan de Marcona, Provincia de Nazca, Ica, Peru, jueves, 12 nov. 2020

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 60 km depth

12 Nov 11:40 UTC: Primero en informar: EMSC después de 18 minutos.
12 Nov 11:40: Profundidad recalculada de 53.0 a 40.0 km (de 33 a 25 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 12 km (7.2 mi) al WSW.
12 Nov 12:06: Profundidad recalculada de 40.0 a 45.0 km (de 25 a 28 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 2.4 km (1.5 mi) al ENE.
12 Nov 15:45: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: IGP
Update Thu, 12 Nov 2020, 11:42
Light 4.3 quake hits near Minas de Marcona, Peru
4.3 quake 10.6 km S of Chaviña, Peru, 12 Nov 6.21 am (GMT -5)
4.3 quake 10.6 km S of Chaviña, Peru, 12 Nov 6.21 am (GMT -5)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred early morning on Thursday 12 November 2020 at 6.21 am local time near the village of Chaviña, Peru, as reported by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC).
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a moderately shallow depth of 40 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), which listed it as a magnitude 4.3 earthquake as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter. Weak shaking might have been felt in Chaviña (pop. 200) located 11 km from the epicenter, Atiquipa (pop. 100) 32 km away, San Juan (pop. 12,800) 68 km away, Achanizo (pop. 400) 74 km away, Minas de Marcona (pop. 15,500) 75 km away, and Chicalle (pop. 200) 75 km away.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Chaipi (pop. 100) located 82 km from the epicenter, and Santa Luisa (pop. 100) 86 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 12 Nov 2020 11:21:51 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: jueves, 12 nov 2020 06:21 (GMT -5)
Magnitud: 4.4
Profundidad: 60.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 15.7636°S / 74.7028°W (Océano Pacífico Sur, Perú)
Volcán mas cercano: Sara Sara (136 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km al SO de Lampilla (pop: 11) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
36 km al O de Atiquipa (pop: 137) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
58 km al SSO de Humarote (pop: 33) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
61 km al SO de Caja (pop: 22) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
65 km al ONO de Puente Chaparra (pop: 19) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
66 km al SE de San Juan de Marcona (pop: 12,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
75 km al SE de Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
81 km al SO de Carrizal (pop: 25) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
484 km al SSE de Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: IGP
Energía liberada estimada: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 4.460 km22 Km Al Oeste-SO De Yauca, Caraveli - Arequipa, PeruIGP
M 4.353 km23 Km WNW of Atiquipa, PeruUSGS
M 4.763 kmNear Coast of PeruGFZ
M 4.345 kmNEAR COAST OF SOUTHERN PERUEMSC

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Leve terremoto magnitud 4.4 - South Pacific Ocean, 66 km SE of San Juan de Marcona, Provincia de Nazca, Ica, Peru, jueves, 12 nov. 2020

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