Leve terremoto magnitud 4.2 - South Pacific Ocean, 52 km ESE of San Juan de Marcona, Provincia de Nazca, Ica, Peru, miércoles, 18 nov. 2020 -

Leve terremoto magnitud 4.2 - South Pacific Ocean, 52 km ESE of San Juan de Marcona, Provincia de Nazca, Ica, Peru, miércoles, 18 nov. 2020

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 68 km depth

18 Nov 12:18 UTC: Primero en informar: IGP después de 1 hora y 46 minutos.
21 Nov 23:18: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: IGP
Update Wed, 18 Nov 2020, 12:21
Light 4.2 quake hits near Nazca, Peru
4.2 quake 18 Nov 5:31 am (GMT -5)
4.2 quake 18 Nov 5:31 am (GMT -5)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred 1 hour and 49 minutes ago 91 km southeast of Nazca, Peru, the Geophysics Institute of Peru (IGP) reported.
The quake hit at a moderately shallow depth of 68 km beneath the epicenter early morning on Wednesday 18 November 2020 at 5.31 am local time. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data.
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 13 km from the epicenter, and Acarí (pop. 4,400) 27 km away.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Atiquipa (pop. 100) located 46 km from the epicenter, San Juan (pop. 12,800) 52 km away, Minas de Marcona (pop. 15,500) 60 km away, Santa Luisa (pop. 100) 74 km away, Chicalle (pop. 200) 76 km away, and Nazca (pop. 23,600) 91 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 18 Nov 2020 10:31:48 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: miércoles, 18 nov 2020 05:31 (GMT -5)
Magnitud: 4.2
Profundidad: 68.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 15.6268°S / 74.758°W (Océano Pacífico Sur, Perú)
Volcán mas cercano: Sara Sara (144 km / 89 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km al OSO de Lampilla (Arequipa) (pop: 11) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
46 km al SSO de Humarote (Arequipa) (pop: 33) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
46 km al ONO de Atiquipa (Arequipa) (pop: 137) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
52 km al ESE de San Juan de Marcona (pop: 12,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
55 km al SO de Caja (Ayacucho) (pop: 22) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
60 km al SE de Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
76 km al SO de Carrizal (Ayacucho) (pop: 25) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
76 km al ONO de Puente Chaparra (Arequipa) (pop: 19) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
468 km al SSE de Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: IGP
Energía liberada estimada: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 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 4.268 km12 Km Al Este SE De Lomas, Caravelí - Arequipa, PeruIGP
M 4.268 km12 Km Al Este SE De Lomas, Caravelí - Arequipa, PeruIGP

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Leve terremoto magnitud 4.2 - South Pacific Ocean, 52 km ESE of San Juan de Marcona, Provincia de Nazca, Ica, Peru, miércoles, 18 nov. 2020
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