Major magnitude 7.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 120 km west of Camana, Arequipa, Peru, on Wednesday, August 6, 1913 at 22:14 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.7 earthquake at 25 km depth
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.469°S / 73.823°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Antipode: 16.469°N / 106.177°E
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (133 km / 83 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (22 mi) SW of Atico (pop: 199) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) W of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) S of Coracora (Parinacochas) (pop: 7,420) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) W of El Pedregal (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) SE of San Juan de Marcona (pop: 12,800) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) SE of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) S of Puquio (Provincia de Lucanas) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (126 mi) WNW of Mollendo (Provincia de Islay) (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) SE of Nazca (pop: 23,600) --> See nearby quakes!
601 km (374 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1016 joules (6219 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5.4 x 106 tons of TNT or 334.4 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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|7.7||25 km||near the coast of southern Peru||USGS|
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