Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 54 km west of Tumbes, Peru, on 28/09/2015 03:15:59
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 18 km depth
Date & time: 28 Sep 2015 08:15:59 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 28/09/2015 03:15:59
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.46°S / 80.93°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) NW of Zorritos (pop: 12,300) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) WNW of Tumbes (pop: 109,200) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) NNW of Papayal (Contralmirante Villar) (pop: 5,480) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) W of Zarumilla (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) N of Mancora (Talara) (pop: 9,100) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) W of Huaquillas (Ecuador) (pop: 39,800) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) N of La Breita (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) NNE of Talara (pop: 99,100) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) N of Sullana (pop: 160,800) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) N of Piura (pop: 325,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGP
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||18 km||Peru||IGP|
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