Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 28 km south of Atiquipa, Peru, on 12/03/2015 21:39:54
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 43 km depth
Date & time: 13 Mar 2015 02:39:54 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 12/03/2015 21:39:54
Depth: 43.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.03°S / 74.27°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (117 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) SW of Puente Chaparra (pop: 19) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) SE of San Juan de Marcona (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) SSW of Coracora (Parinacochas) (pop: 7,420) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) SE of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) SSW of Tambo (Lucanas Province) (pop: 5,030) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (92 mi) S of Puquio (Provincia de Lucanas) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) SSE of Nazca (pop: 23,600) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) WNW of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) SSE of Palpa (pop: 5,880) --> See nearby quakes!
534 km (332 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||43 km||Peru||IGP|
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