Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 45 km northwest of Tumbes, Peru, on 2019-04-21 20:04:48
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 22 Apr 2019 01:04:48 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2019-04-21 20:04:48
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.33°S / 80.78°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Nearby towns and cities:
41 km (25 mi) NNW of Zorritos (pop: 12,300) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NW of Tumbes (pop: 109,200) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) WNW of Zarumilla (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) WNW of Huaquillas (Ecuador) (pop: 39,800) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SSW of Playas (Ecuador) (pop: 30,600) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) W of Machala (Ecuador) (pop: 198,100) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) NNE of Mancora (Talara) (pop: 9,100) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) W of Santa Rosa (Ecuador) (pop: 41,800) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) NNE of Talara (pop: 99,100) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) N of Sullana (pop: 160,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: IGEPN (Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||10 km||Peru-Ecuador Border Region, a 63.80km de Huaquillas||IGEPN|
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