Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 52 km southwest of San Juan de Marcona, Peru, on 15/05/2015 16:07:18
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Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 17 km depth
Date & time: 15 May 2015 21:07:18 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 15/05/2015 16:07:18
Depth: 17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.78°S / 75.39°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (214 km / 133 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
52 km (32 mi) SSW of San Juan de Marcona (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) SSW of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) SSW of Nazca (pop: 23,600) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 mi) S of Ica (pop: 246,800) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) SSE of Pisco (pop: 61,900) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) SSE of San Clemente (Pisco) (pop: 15,800) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) SSE of Chincha Alta (pop: 153,100) --> See nearby quakes!
317 km (197 mi) SSW of Ayacucho (pop: 140,000) --> See nearby quakes!
360 km (224 mi) SW of Abancay (pop: 55,100) --> See nearby quakes!
452 km (281 mi) SSE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGP
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||17 km||Peru||IGP|
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