Mag. 2.6 earthquake - 72 Km Al O De Arica (Peru) on Friday, 12 April 2019 at 12:39 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 19 km depth
12 Apr 12:56 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 16 minutes.
Depth: 18.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.57°S / 70.999°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Tacora (161 km / 100 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
57 km (35 mi) SW of Boca del Río (Provincia de Tacna) (pop: 219)
65 km (41 mi) SW of Los Olivos (Provincia de Tacna) (pop: 484)
67 km (42 mi) WSW of Los Palos (Provincia de Tacna) (pop: 207)
75 km (46 mi) W of Arica (Arica y Parinacota, Chile) (pop: 186,000)
79 km (49 mi) S of Ite (Jorge Basadre, Tacna) (pop: 998)
100 km (62 mi) SW of Tacna (pop: 280,100)
110 km (69 mi) SSE of Ilo (Moquegua) (pop: 53,500)
972 km (604 mi) SE of Lima (Municipalidad Metropolitana de Lima) (pop: 7,737,000)
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 2.6||19 km||72 km al O de Arica (Peru)||GUG (U. Chile)|
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