Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Peru on Saturday, 20 January 2018 at 13:06 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - Peru on Saturday, 20 January 2018 at 13:06 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 113 km depth

Date & time: 20 Jan 2018 01:06:00 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.2
Profondeur: 113.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.07°S / 69.7°W (Chili)
Volcan le plus près: Arintica (78 km / 48 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km SE de Arica (pop: 186,000)
131 km SE de Tacna (Pérou) (pop: 280,100)
136 km NE de Iquique (pop: 227,500)
236 km SE de Ilo (Pérou) (pop: 53,500)
340 km N de Tocopilla (pop: 24,500)
385 km NW de Calama (El Loa) (pop: 143,100)
418 km SW de Cochabamba (Bolivie) (pop: 900,400)
1603 km N de Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: IGP
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 6.2113 kmPeruIGP

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Ese sector es CHILENO (94.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
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Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake Peru 20 January 13:06 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (71 quakes):
  • 18 Jul 2018 00:26 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    101.6 km (63.1 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 14 Jul 2018 22:33 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    134 km (83.3 mi) depth
    |
    75 km (47 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 14 Jul 2018 17:31 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    127 km (78.9 mi) depth
    |
    73 km (46 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 02 Jul 2018 00:23 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    101.3 km (62.9 mi) depth
    |
    74 km (46 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 30 Jun 2018 08:28 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    104.2 km (64.7 mi) depth
    |
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 30 Jun 2018 04:35 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    71 km (44.1 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 29 Jun 2018 19:26 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    126.8 km (78.8 mi) depth
    |
    62 km (38 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 27 Jun 2018 06:45 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    122.4 km (76.1 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (37 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 26 Jun 2018 03:51 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    134 km (83.3 mi) depth
    |
    52 km (33 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 18 Jun 2018 05:33 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    121.5 km (75.5 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (23 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 13 Jun 2018 22:06 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    103.9 km (64.6 mi) depth
    |
    54 km (33 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 06 Jun 2018 13:18 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    114.7 km (71.3 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 03 Jun 2018 23:07 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    84.3 km (52.4 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 01 Jun 2018 10:10 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    120.6 km (74.9 mi) depth
    |
    54 km (33 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 29 May 2018 23:14 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    51.4 km (31.9 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 28 May 2018 03:03 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    85 km (52.8 mi) depth
    |
    69 km (43 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • Show all

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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Peru on Saturday, 20 January 2018 at 13:06 (GMT)
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