Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Provincia de Cotabambas, Region de Apurimac, 50 km southwest of Cusco, Peru, on Thursday, September 18, 1941 at 13:14 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 60 km depth
Depth: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.834°S / 72.305°W (Provincia de Cotabambas, Region de Apurimac, Peru)
Antipode: 13.834°N / 107.695°E
Nearest volcano: Huambutillo-Rumicola (69 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) SE of Chaman (Apurímac) (pop: 33) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SSW of Anta (Cusco) (pop: 5,860) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) SW of Santiago (Cusco) (pop: 64,100) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SW of Wanchaq (Cusco) (pop: 59,100) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SW of Cusco (pop: 312,100) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) SSW of Urubamba (Cusco) (pop: 7,540) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) ESE of Abancay (Apurímac) (pop: 55,100) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SW of Calca (Cusco) (pop: 9,180) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) E of Andahuaylas (Apurímac) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
549 km (341 mi) ESE of Lima (Lima Province) (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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|6.4||60 km||central Peru||USGS|
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