Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 13 km south of Puente Chaparra, Peru, on 11/01/2015 16:39:37
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 41 km depth
Date & time: 11 Jan 2015 21:39:37 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 11/01/2015 16:39:37
Depth: 41.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.03°S / 74.14°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (107 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) S of Puente Chaparra (pop: 19) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) SE of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (98 mi) SSE of Nazca (pop: 23,600) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) WNW of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) SE of Ica (pop: 246,800) --> See nearby quakes!
281 km (175 mi) W of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 mi) W of Selva Alegre (pop: 72,700) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 mi) W of Ciudad Satelite (pop: 76,400) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) SSW of Abancay (pop: 55,100) --> See nearby quakes!
542 km (337 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGP
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.1||41 km||Peru||IGP|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 04 Feb 2015 05:49 UTC| M 4.2 |45 km (28 mi) depth|9 km (6 mi) distance| IGP | Details