Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 45 km northeast of Talara, Piura, Peru, on Saturday, 11 October 1975 at 16:24 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 29 km depth
Date & time: 11 Oct 1975 16:24:17 UTC
Depth: 29.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.237°S / 81.054°W (Provincia de Talara, Piura, Peru)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) E of El Ñuro (pop: 973) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) S of Mancora (Talara) (pop: 9,100) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) W of La Breita (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NNE of Talara (pop: 99,100) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) NW of Querecotillo (Sullana) (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) NNW of Marcavelica (Sullana) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NNW of Sullana (pop: 160,800) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) N of Paita (pop: 56,200) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) NNW of Piura (pop: 325,500) --> See nearby quakes!
975 km (606 mi) NNW of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.2||29 km||near the coast of northern Peru||USGS|
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