Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 21 km south of Puente Chaparra, Peru, on 04/02/2015 00:49:45
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 45 km depth
Date & time: 4 Feb 2015 05:49:45 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 04/02/2015 00:49:45
Depth: 45.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.11°S / 74.12°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (113 km / 70 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (11 mi) SW of Puerto Viejo (pop: 56) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) SSW of Coracora (Parinacochas) (pop: 7,420) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) SE of San Juan de Marcona (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) SE of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (92 mi) S of Tambo (Lucanas Province) (pop: 5,030) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) S of Puquio (Provincia de Lucanas) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) WNW of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) SSE of Nazca (pop: 23,600) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) W of El Pedregal (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
550 km (342 mi) SE 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||45 km||Peru||IGP|
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