Leve terremoto magnitud 4.2 - 4.4 km S of Pulpera, Provincia de Espinar, Cusco, Peru, viernes, 20 nov. 2020 -

Leve terremoto magnitud 4.2 - 4.4 km S of Pulpera, Provincia de Espinar, Cusco, Peru, viernes, 20 nov. 2020

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 175 km depth

20 Nov 00:23 UTC: Primero en informar: USGS después de 12 minutos.
20 Nov 01:36: Ahora usando una nueva fuente de datos: IGP
Update Fri, 20 Nov 2020, 00:24
Light earthquake of magnitude 4.8 just reported 82 km south of Sicuani, Peru
4.8 quake Central Peru 19 Nov 7.11 pm (GMT -5)
4.8 quake Central Peru 19 Nov 7.11 pm (GMT -5)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred only 13 minutes ago 82 km south of Sicuani, Peru, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported.
The quake hit at an intermediate to considerable depth of 151.2 km beneath the epicenter early evening on Thursday 19 November 2020 at 7.11 pm local time. 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 German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), which listed it as a magnitude 5.0 earthquake. A third agency, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), reported the same quake at magnitude 4.8.
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 Ocoruro (pop. 200) located 24 km from the epicenter, Tarucamarca (pop. 200) 29 km away, Tisco (pop. 200) 40 km away, Buena Vista (pop. 200) 42 km away, and Ocuviri (pop. 800) 49 km away.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Sicuani (pop. 33,600) located 82 km from the epicenter, Ayaviri (pop. 19,300) 83 km away, and Azángaro (pop. 13,300) 124 km away.
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Earthquake data:

Fecha & hora: 20 Nov 2020 00:11:10 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: jueves, 19 nov 2020 19:11 (GMT -5)
Magnitud: 4.2
Profundidad: 175.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 14.9223°S / 71.2568°W (Provincia de Espinar, Cusco, Perú)
Volcán mas cercano: Quimsachata (89 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km al S de Pulpera (pop: 94) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
19 km al NO de Munaypata (Espinar) (pop: 56) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
22 km al SE de Yauri (pop: 23,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
32 km al SSE de Pichigua (pop: 266) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
33 km al ONO de Buena Vista (Melgar, Puno) (pop: 207) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
42 km al SE de Llachune (pop: 168) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
46 km al ESE de Urinsaya (pop: 82) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
55 km al O de Umachiri (Puno) (pop: 634) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
174 km al SSE de Ciudad del Cuzco (pop: 312,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
702 km al ESE 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 4.2175 km22 Km Al SE De Espinar, Espinar - Cusco, PeruIGP
M 4.8149 kmCENTRAL PERUEMSC
M 5.0145 kmCentral PeruGFZ
M 4.8151 kmCentral PeruUSGS
M 4.7170 kmCentral PeruUSP

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Leve terremoto magnitud 4.2 - 4.4 km S of Pulpera, Provincia de Espinar, Cusco, Peru, viernes, 20 nov. 2020
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