Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, 17 km east of San Juan de Marcona, Peru, on 02/01/2015 20:21:57
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 43 km depth
Date & time: 3 Jan 2015 01:21:57 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 02/01/2015 20:21:57
Depth: 43.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.34°S / 75.01°W (Provincia de Caraveli, Arequipa, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (167 km / 104 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (10 mi) E of San Juan de Marcona (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SE of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) S of Nazca (pop: 23,600) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SSE of Palpa (pop: 5,880) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) SSE of Ica (pop: 246,800) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) SE of Pisco (pop: 61,900) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (139 mi) SE of San Clemente (Pisco) (pop: 15,800) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) SW of Andahuaylas (Apurímac) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
390 km (242 mi) WNW of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
427 km (265 mi) SSE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGP
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||43 km||Peru||IGP|
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