Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - 10 km N of Máncora, Peru on Saturday, 15 August 2020
15 Aug 16:12 UTC: First to report: USGS after 36 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.0173°S / 81.0349°W (Peru)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) SW of Punta Sal (pop: 100)
8 km (5 mi) N of Cerro Pelado (pop: 0)
8 km (5 mi) W of Carpitas (pop: 0)
138 km (86 mi) NW of Piura (pop: 325,500)
146 km (91 mi) SW of Machala (pop: 198,100)
996 km (619 mi) NW of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sat, 15 Aug 15:36 UTC||M 4.4 / 10 km||10 km N of Máncora, Peru||USGS|
|Sat, 15 Aug 15:36 UTC||M 4.4 / 40 km||Peru-ecuador Border Region||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
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