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Massive 7.0 earthquake recorded in Peru

Written by Dmytro Makarov

A massive 7.0 earthquake shook a remote part in the Peruvian Andes this morning. Damage is expected to be light but the quake had the potential of a major impact.

Preliminary Report

Magnitude 7.0
1 Mar 2019 08:50:42 UTC
1 Mar 2019 03:50:42 near epicenter
28 Feb 2019 21:50:42 standard time in your timezone
Location 14.684S 70.127W
Depth 257 km
21.1 km (13.1 mi) WNW of Muaani, Peru
25.9 km (16.1 mi) NNE of Azangaro, Peru
54.5 km (33.8 mi) ENE of Ayaviri, Peru
73.5 km (45.6 mi) W of La Rinconada, Peru
128.6 km (79.7 mi) N of Puno, Peru

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Dmytro Makarov