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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Peru-Brazil Border Region on Sunday, 18 December 2016

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Peru-Brazil Border Region on Sunday, 18 December 2016

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - Peru-Brazil Border Region on Sunday, 18 December 2016
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 620.0 to 621.0 km.
Dec 18 13:36: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 621.0 to 625.0 km.
Dec 18 13:39: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 625.0 to 617.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 617.0 to 620.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 620.0 to 622.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 622.0 to 618.0 km.
Dec 18 13:43: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 5.8.
Dec 18 13:44: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 5.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 618.0 to 617.0 km.
Dec 18 15:00: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 6.4.
Date & time: Sunday, 18 December 2016 13:30 UTC
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 617.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.01°S / 70.94°W (Pérou)
Nearest volcano: Quimsachata (457 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.5*10^14 J (69.8 GWh / 60036 tons of TNT / 3.8 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 18 Dec 2016
Sun, 18 Dec 13:30 UTCM 6.1 / 624 kmCENTRAL PERUEMSC
Sun, 18 Dec 13:30 UTCM 6.4 / 619.4 km- 201km S of Tarauaca, BrazilUSGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
sala / MMI IX (Violent shaking)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource


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