Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 20 km west of El Alto, Provincia de Talara, Piura, Peru, on Tuesday, 23 January 2018 at 13:45 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 23 Jan 2018 13:45:22 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.31°S / 81.39°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (12 mi) WSW of El Alto (Talara) (pop: 9,300) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) NNW of Talara (pop: 99,100) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) WSW of Mancora (Talara) (pop: 9,100) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) W of La Breita (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NNW of Paita (pop: 56,200) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) NW of Marcavelica (Sullana) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (64 mi) NW of Sullana (pop: 160,800) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) NW of Piura (pop: 325,500) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) SW of Tumbes (pop: 109,200) --> See nearby quakes!
985 km (612 mi) NNW of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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