Strong earthquake with recorded magnitude of 6.0 struck southern Peru on June 7, 2012 at 16:03 UTC according to USGS. Epicenter was located 119 km (74 miles) WNW (298°) from Arequipa, Peru (15.919°S, 72.516°W). Recorded depth was 99.7 km (62.0 miles). EMSC is reporting 6.2 magnitude with depth of 80km.
|Depth||99.7 km (62.0 miles)|
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 16 km (9.9 miles); depth +/- 8.4 km (5.2 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=450, Nph=543, Dmin=470.9 km, Rmss=0.91 sec, Gp= 54°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=A
Selected Cities Exposed from GeoNames Database of Cities with 1,000 or more residents.
Historic seismicity – 2012
Featured image: Google Earth + USGS
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