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Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - 26km W of Coracora, Peru on Sunday, 24 August 2014

Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - 43km ENE of Tambo, Peru on Sunday, 24 August 2014

Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake  - 43km ENE of Tambo, Peru on Sunday, 24 August 2014
Aug 25 01:10: Magnitude recalculated from 7.0 to 6.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 58.9 to 101.0 km.
Date & time: Sun, 24 Aug 23:21:45 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, August 24, 2014 18:21:45
Magnitude: 6.9
Depth: 101.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.5864°S / 73.5777°W (Pérou)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (70 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.4*10^15 J (392 GWh / 3.4*10^5 tons of TNT / 21.1 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 24 Aug 2014
Sun, 24 Aug 23:21 UTCM 6.8 / 89 kmCentral PeruGFZ
Sun, 24 Aug 23:21 UTCM 6.9 / 90 kmCENTRAL PERUEMSC

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
cusco / MMI V (Moderate shaking): CEMENT BUILDING WAS SHAKING. KNEW EXACTLY WHAT WAS HAPPENING. RAN OUTSIDE AND THERE WERE ALOT OF PEOPLE IN THE STREET. NO DAMAGE
Cusco. / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Cusco. / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Cusco. / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Cusco. / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Cusco. / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Cusco. / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Cusco. / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Cusco. / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Cusco. / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Cuzco, Peru / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I was lying on the bed and it started to jiggle. My first thought was "is someone under my bed shaking it?" Then the walls and ceiling started to shake. I thought maybe since we had just finished an intense hike that I was just shaking from the workout. Then Justin looked at me and said "it's an earthquake!!! Get out!". We ran outside of our room and everyone was yelling for us to get outside of the building. Everyone was scared and in shock. It was 6.8 magnitude and you could see the fear in pe
San Bartolo Peru / MMI IV (Light shaking): Light shaking on 3rd floor of new very solid building, located next to the ocean. It lasted for a minute, maybe less.
La Molina, Lima, Peru / MMI IV (Light shaking): Scared to death. Ran outside. Over in fifteen seconds.
Lima (463.5 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt the floor shake in my 3 story apartment in Miraflores. Also saw the ceiling lights shake and heard windows rattle.
Huanuco (Peru) (599 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Percibí éste terremoto cuando estuve tomando lonche. La mesa vibró levemente y las ventanas también, se dejó percibir por 30 segundos aproximadamente y algunas personas no lo percibieron. Huánuco-Perú (via EMSC)
Lima (Peru) (477 km NW from epicenter)(no details): More then 400 km away from the Epicenter, some mild shaking observed. Duration felt in Lima maybe one minute or less. (via EMSC)

 

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