Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake - Provincia de Urubamba, 52 km northwest of Cusco, Peru, on Saturday, 6 July 1991 at 12:19 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake at 105 km depth
Date & time: 6 Jul 1991 12:19:49 UTC
Depth: 104.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.108°S / 72.187°W (Provincia de Urubamba, Cusco, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Huambutillo-Rumicola (73 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) NNW of Urubamba (pop: 7,540) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) NW of Calca (pop: 9,180) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) N of Anta (pop: 5,860) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 64,100) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) NNW of Cusco (pop: 312,100) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) NNW of Wanchaq (pop: 59,100) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) ESE of Santa Ana (La Convención) (pop: 25,100) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) NW of Urcos (Quispicanchi) (pop: 5,480) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NE of Abancay (Apurímac) (pop: 55,100) --> See nearby quakes!
539 km (335 mi) ESE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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|7.0||105 km||central Peru||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 02 Sep 1992 22:37 UTC| M 5.1 |28 km (17.4 mi) depth|149 km (93 mi) distance| USGS | Details