Very strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - 53 km north of Macusani, Provincia de Carabaya, Puno, Peru, on Monday, April 9, 1928 at 17:34 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 25 km depth
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.613°S / 70.372°W (Provincia de Carabaya, Puno, Peru)
Antipode: 13.613°N / 109.628°E
Nearest volcano: Quimsachata (122 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) NE of Corani (pop: 340) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) N of Macusani (pop: 6,040) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) S of Mazuko (Madre de Dios) (pop: 3,590) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SSE of Huepetuhe (Madre de Dios) (pop: 4,060) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) NE of Sicuani (Canchis, Cusco) (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) NW of La Rinconada (pop: 29,700) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) E of Cusco (pop: 312,100) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (108 mi) E of Santiago (Cusco) (pop: 64,100) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) N of Puno (pop: 116,600) --> See nearby quakes!
743 km (461 mi) ESE of Lima (Lima Province) (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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|6.7||25 km||central Peru||USGS|
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
|Date and time||Mag|
|Apr 27, 1928 20:35|
94 years ago
|51 km N of Macusani, Provincia de Carabaya, Puno, Peru||More|