Strong mag. 5.9 earthquake - 67 km south of Tarija, Bolivia, on Monday, 1 July 1974 at 16:51 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.9 earthquake at 13 km depth
Date & time: 1 Jul 1974 16:51:51 UTC
Depth: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.135°S / 64.735°W (Departamento de Tarija, Bolivia)
Nearest volcano: Escala (229 km / 142 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km (41 mi) S of Tarija (pop: 159,300) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) NNW of Bermejo (Aniceto Arce, Tarija) (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) E of La Quiaca (Yavi, Jujuy, Argentina) (pop: 14,800) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) E of Villazon (Modesto Omiste, Potosí) (pop: 30,300) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) WNW of Tartagal (Salta, Argentina) (pop: 60,800) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) WNW of General Enrique Mosconi (General Jose de San Martín, Salta, Argentina) (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) NNW of Oran (Salta, Argentina) (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) SE of Tupiza (Sud Chichas, Potosí) (pop: 22,200) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) SW of Villamontes (Gran Chaco, Tarija) (pop: 18,800) --> See nearby quakes!
349 km (217 mi) S of Sucre (Chuquisaca) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1013 joules (12.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10676 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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|5.9||13 km||Tarija, Bolivia||USGS|
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