6.8 magnitude earthquake 44 km from Tambo, Ayacucho, Peru

2014-08-24 23:21:45 UTC

UTC time: Sunday, August 24, 2014 23:21 PM
Your time: 2014-08-24T23:21:45Z
Magnitude Type: mww
USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist
Reports from the public: 73 people


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2014-08-24 23:21:45 UTC 6.8 magnitude, 101 km depth
Tambo, Ayacucho, Peru

6.8 magnitude earthquake

2014-08-24 23:21:45 UTC at 23:21
August 24, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -14.598, -73.571
44.2 km from Tambo (27.2 miles)

Southern Peru

Depth: 101 km

Aftershocks:
B
2014-08-27 02:41:52 UTC 4.4 magnitude, 78 km depth
Tambo, Ayacucho, Peru

4.4 magnitude earthquake

2014-08-27 02:41:52 UTC at 02:41
August 27, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -14.725, -73.655
30.2 km from Tambo (18.2 miles)

Southern Peru

Depth: 78 km


Tsunami advisory issued by www.tsunami.gov

000 WEAK53 PAAQ 242330 TIBAK1 PUBLIC TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1 NWS NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK 430 PM PDT SUN AUG 24 2014 ...THIS IS A TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT FOR ALASKA/ BRITISH COLUMBIA/ WASHINGTON/ OREGON AND CALIFORNIA... EVALUATION ---------- * THERE IS NO TSUNAMI DANGER FOR THE AREAS LISTED ABOVE. * BASED ON EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION AND HISTORIC TSUNAMI RECORDS THE EARTHQUAKE WAS NOT SUFFICIENT TO GENERATE A TSUNAMI. * AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH PARAMETERS LISTED BELOW. PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS --------------------------------- * MAGNITUDE 6.8 * ORIGIN TIME 1522 AKDT AUG 24 2014 1622 PDT AUG 24 2014 2322 UTC AUG 24 2014 * COORDINATES 15.0 SOUTH 74.0 WEST * DEPTH 9 MILES * LOCATION NEAR COAST OF PERU NEXT UPDATE AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION -------------------------------------- * THIS WILL BE THE ONLY U.S. NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER MESSAGE FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE. * REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE NTWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. * PACIFIC COASTAL REGIONS OUTSIDE CALIFORNIA... OREGON... WASHINGTON... BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA SHOULD REFER TO THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER MESSAGES AT PTWC.WEATHER.GOV.
000 WEPA42 PHEB 242326 TIBPAC TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 001 PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER/NOAA/NWS ISSUED AT 2326Z 24 AUG 2014 THIS BULLETIN APPLIES TO AREAS WITHIN AND BORDERING THE PACIFIC OCEAN AND ADJACENT SEAS...EXCEPT ALASKA...BRITISH COLUMBIA... WASHINGTON...OREGON AND CALIFORNIA. ... TSUNAMI INFORMATION BULLETIN ... THIS BULLETIN IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. THIS BULLETIN IS ISSUED AS ADVICE TO GOVERNMENT AGENCIES. ONLY NATIONAL AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO MAKE DECISIONS REGARDING THE OFFICIAL STATE OF ALERT IN THEIR AREA AND ANY ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN RESPONSE. AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS ORIGIN TIME - 2322Z 24 AUG 2014 COORDINATES - 15.0 SOUTH 74.0 WEST DEPTH - 15 KM LOCATION - NEAR THE COAST OF CENTRAL PERU MAGNITUDE - 6.8 EVALUATION NO DESTRUCTIVE WIDESPREAD TSUNAMI THREAT EXISTS BASED ON HISTORICAL EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI DATA. HOWEVER - EARTHQUAKES OF THIS SIZE SOMETIMES GENERATE LOCAL TSUNAMIS THAT CAN BE DESTRUCTIVE ALONG COASTS LOCATED WITHIN A HUNDRED KILOMETERS OF THE EARTHQUAKE EPICENTER. AUTHORITIES IN THE REGION OF THE EPICENTER SHOULD BE AWARE OF THIS POSSIBILITY AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION. THIS WILL BE THE ONLY BULLETIN ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE. THE U.S. NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER WILL ISSUE PRODUCTS FOR ALASKA...BRITISH COLUMBIA...WASHINGTON...OREGON...CALIFORNIA.
000 WEHW42 PHEB 242326 TIBHWX HIZ001>003-005>009-012>014-016>021-023>026-250126- TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1 NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI 126 PM HST SUN AUG 24 2014 TO - CIVIL DEFENSE IN THE STATE OF HAWAII SUBJECT - TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT THIS STATEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. NO ACTION REQUIRED. AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS ORIGIN TIME - 0122 PM HST 24 AUG 2014 COORDINATES - 15.0 SOUTH 74.0 WEST LOCATION - NEAR THE COAST OF CENTRAL PERU MAGNITUDE - 6.8 MOMENT EVALUATION BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA A DESTRUCTIVE PACIFIC-WIDE TSUNAMI IS NOT EXPECTED AND THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII. REPEAT. A DESTRUCTIVE PACIFIC-WIDE TSUNAMI IS NOT EXPECTED AND THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII. THIS WILL BE THE ONLY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL DATA ARE RECEIVED.