Weak mag. 3.5 earthquake - 8.7 km east of Salinera Colan, Provincia de Paita, Piura, Peru, on Wednesday, 8 January 2020 at 11:14 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 31 km depth
8 Jan 13:24 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 hours and 10 minutes.
Depth: 31.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.05°S / 80.99°W (Provincia de Paita, Piura, Peru)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (5 mi) ESE of Salinera Colan (Paita) (pop: 14,200) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) ENE of Paita (pop: 56,200) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) WSW of Marcavelica (Sullana) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) WSW of Sullana (pop: 160,800) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) WNW of San Martin (pop: 130,000) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NW of Catacaos (pop: 57,300) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) WNW of Piura (pop: 325,500) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) WSW of Querecotillo (Sullana) (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NW of La Union (Piura) (pop: 34,800) --> See nearby quakes!
891 km (554 mi) NNW of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.5||31 km||Near Coast Of Northern Peru||EMSC|
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