Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - 15 km southwest of Cupe, Provincia de La Union, Arequipa, Peru, on Tuesday, 29 January 2019 at 23:34 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake  - 15 km southwest of Cupe, Provincia de La Union, Arequipa, Peru, on Tuesday, 29 January 2019 at 23:34 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

29 Jan 23:40 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 6 minutes.
Jan 29 23:46: Magnitude recalculée de 5.6 à 5.7.
Date & time: 29 Jan 2019 23:34:51 UTC
Magnitude: 5.7
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.39°S / 73.11°W (Provincia de La Union, Région dArequipa, Pérou)
Volcan le plus près: Coropuna (46 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km SO de Cupe (pop: 75) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
82 km ESE de Coracora (Parinacochas, Ayacucho) (pop: 7,420) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
84 km O de Orcopampa (Castilla) (pop: 5,640) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
109 km SE de Tambo (Lucanas Province, Ayacucho) (pop: 5,030) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
134 km SE de Puquio (Provincia de Lucanas, Ayacucho) (pop: 10,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
136 km ONO de Lluta (Caylloma) (pop: 6,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
144 km NNO de Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
146 km NO de El Pedregal (pop: 20,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
182 km NO de El Triunfo ( El Cruce) (pop: 6,390) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
564 km SE de Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 5.710 kmSouthern PeruGFZ
M 5.51 km SOUTHERN PERUEMSC
M 5.0119 kmSouthern PeruGeoAu
M 5.5109 km- 27km SSW of Orcopampa, PeruUSGS

User reports for this quake (5)

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Cayma, Arequipa (200.6 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : only about three mild shakes and then it passed quickly.
628 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Arequipa Arequipa (203.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
201.9 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Shaking lasted about 20 seconds
Arequipa (Peru, 138 km SE of epicenter) : Me hizo salir a pesar de la lluvia. (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 21 Feb 2019 22:17 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    20 km (12 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 19 Feb 2019 04:37 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    123 km (76.4 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - 15 km southwest of Cupe, Provincia de La Union, Arequipa, Peru, on Tuesday, 29 January 2019 at 23:34 (GMT)
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