Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 137 km west of Talara, Piura, Peru, on Monday, 8 January 2018 at 06:24 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 8 Jan 2018 06:24:27 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.54°S / 82.51°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Nearby towns and cities:
137 km (85 mi) W of Talara (pop: 99,100) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) WNW of Paita (pop: 56,200) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (126 mi) W of Marcavelica (Sullana) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) W of Sullana (pop: 160,800) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) WNW of San Martin (pop: 130,000) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) WNW of Catacaos (pop: 57,300) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (136 mi) WNW of La Union (Piura) (pop: 34,800) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) WNW of Piura (pop: 325,500) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) WSW of Tumbes (pop: 109,200) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) WNW of Chulucanas (pop: 68,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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