Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 7.3 km northeast of Ticaco, Provincia de Tarata, Tacna, Peru, on Wed, 7 Nov 2012 02:54 (America/Lima)
Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 202 km depth
7 Nov 08:30 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 35 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Wed, 7 Nov 2012 02:54 (America/Lima)
Depth: 202.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.4°S / 70°W↗ (Provincia de Tarata, Tacna, Peru)
Antipode: 17.4°N / 110°E↗
Nearest volcano: Nevados Casiri (66 km / 41 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (5 mi) NE of Ticaco (pop: 741) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) SSE of Chuquitira (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) E of Sitajara (pop: 451) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) NNE of Estique Pampa (pop: 402) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) ENE of Chipispaya (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) ESE of Quilahuani (pop: 3,180) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) E of Totoral (pop: 1,980) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) E of Ilabaya (Jorge Basadre) (pop: 9,490) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) NNE of Tacna (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
962 km (598 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.5||202 km||4.5 SOUTHERN PERU||EMSC|
|4.5||202 km||Near Coast of Peru||GFZ|
|4.2||156 km||74 km al N de Visviri||GUG (U. Chile)|
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