Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 52 km west of Tumbes, Peru, on Tuesday, 10 June 1975 at 16:30 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 49 km depth
Date & time: 10 Jun 1975 16:30:42 UTC
Depth: 49.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.62°S / 80.916°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) WNW of Zorritos (pop: 12,300) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) W of Tumbes (pop: 109,200) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NNE of Mancora (Talara) (pop: 9,100) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) N of La Breita (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) W of Zarumilla (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) WSW of Huaquillas (Ecuador) (pop: 39,800) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) NNE of Talara (pop: 99,100) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) NNW of Querecotillo (Sullana) (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) N of Sullana (pop: 160,800) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) N of Piura (pop: 325,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.1||49 km||Peru-Ecuador border region||USGS|
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