Strong mag. 5.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 56 km south of Atiquipa, Peru, on 29/06/2015 04:09:16
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Strong magnitude 5.8 earthquake at 23 km depth
Date & time: 29 Jun 2015 09:09:16 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 29/06/2015 04:09:16
Depth: 23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.28°S / 74.52°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (156 km / 97 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) SSW of Atiquipa (pop: 137) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) SE of San Juan de Marcona (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) SSE of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) SSE of Nazca (pop: 23,600) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) W of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) W of El Pedregal (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
278 km (173 mi) SSE of Ica (pop: 246,800) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (174 mi) WNW of Mollendo (Provincia de Islay) (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
343 km (213 mi) SSW of Abancay (pop: 55,100) --> See nearby quakes!
543 km (338 mi) SSE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGP
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.8||23 km||Peru||IGP|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 06 Jul 2015 17:34 UTC| M 4.4 |22 km (13.7 mi) depth|32 km (20 mi) distance| IGP | Details