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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - 21km SSE of Paracas, Peru on Saturday, 15 March 2014

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 27km SSW of Paracas, Peru on Saturday, 15 March 2014

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - 27km SSW of Paracas, Peru on Saturday, 15 March 2014
Date & time: Saturday, 15 March 2014 08:59 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, March 15, 2014 03:59:21
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.0935°S / 76.2968°W (Pérou)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (331 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 8.9*10^13 J (24.8 GWh / 21301 tons of TNT / 1.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 15 Mar 2014
Sat, 15 Mar 08:59 UTCM 6.2 / 10 kmNear Coast of PeruGFZ
Sat, 15 Mar 08:59 UTCM 6.1 / 20 kmS of Paracas, PeruGeoAu
Sat, 15 Mar 08:59 UTCM 6.2 / 30 km PeruIGP

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Miraflores Lima Peru (233.8 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Woken up in the middle of the night by my bed shaking side to side. Staying on the 12th floor.
Miraflores, Lima (232.3 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): On vacation in Miraflores, on the 16th floor, if not for rattling glasses probably would have slept through it.
villa el Salvador / MMI VIII (Severe shaking): It woke me from sleep. I was almost alarmed enough to get out of bed, because I was in a bottom bunk, but the shaking was not quite so severe as to worry me that the bed would collapse. No one else in the house was alarmed.
Miraflores, Lima / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Playa Blanca, Asia (152.5 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
paracas / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Lima airport / MMI VIII (Severe shaking): Woke me up, no damage evident
paracas / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
lima, miraflores / MMI IV (Light shaking)
surco lima / MMI III (Weak shaking): Tonight that was my first earthquak and I wake up but I am not sure wether this was in string one.
Miraflores (Peru) (229 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It woke me up. Felt strong in Lima from the 11th floor. (via EMSC)
Pisco (Peru) (51 km N from epicenter)(no details): Vibration felt in the roomwe had woken up when there is an earthquake and sway with clear lights. (via EMSC)


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