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Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - 6km W of Sechura, Peru on Saturday, 15 March 2014

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - 6km W of Sechura, Peru on Saturday, 15 March 2014

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake  - 6km W of Sechura, Peru on Saturday, 15 March 2014
Date & time: Saturday, 15 March 2014 23:51 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, March 15, 2014 18:51:30
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 9.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.566°S / 80.879°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sangay (486 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.8*10^14 J (49.4 GWh / 42502 tons of TNT / 2.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 15 Mar 2014
Sat, 15 Mar 23:51 UTCM 6.2 / 10 kmNear Coast of Northern PeruGFZ
Sat, 15 Mar 23:51 UTCM 6.4 / 33 kmNEAR COAST OF NORTHERN PERUEMSC
Sat, 15 Mar 23:51 UTCM 6.3 / 10 kmW of Sechura, PeruGeoAu
Sat, 15 Mar 23:51 UTCM 6.2 / 39 km PeruIGP

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(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Sechura (Peru) (29 km E from epicenter)(no details): Many damage, roads are destroyed (via EMSC)
Vilcabamba (Ecuador) (238 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It was also raining. (via EMSC)

 

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