Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 64 km southwest of Atiquipa, Peru, on 06/02/2015 02:06:30
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 39 km depth
Date & time: 6 Feb 2015 07:06:30 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 06/02/2015 02:06:30
Depth: 39.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.05°S / 74.9°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (175 km / 109 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
64 km (40 mi) WSW of Atiquipa (pop: 137) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) SSE of San Juan de Marcona (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SSE of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) S of Nazca (pop: 23,600) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) SSE of Ica (pop: 246,800) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (151 mi) WNW of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
296 km (184 mi) SSE of Pisco (pop: 61,900) --> See nearby quakes!
297 km (185 mi) SSE of San Clemente (Pisco) (pop: 15,800) --> See nearby quakes!
345 km (215 mi) SW of Abancay (pop: 55,100) --> See nearby quakes!
501 km (312 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||39 km||Peru||IGP|
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