Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 33 km northwest of Sullana, Piura, Peru, on Saturday, 26 November 1994 at 02:12 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 37 km depth
Date & time: 26 Nov 1994 02:12:42 UTC
Depth: 37.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.651°S / 80.837°W (Provincia de Sullana, Piura, Peru)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) NNW of La Noria (pop: 614) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NNW of Marcavelica (Sullana) (pop: 25,600) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) NW of Querecotillo (Sullana) (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) NNW of Sullana (pop: 160,800) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) E of Talara (pop: 99,100) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NNE of Paita (pop: 56,200) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) NNW of San Martin (pop: 130,000) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) NNW of Piura (pop: 325,500) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NNW of Catacaos (pop: 57,300) --> See nearby quakes!
923 km (573 mi) NNW of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||37 km||Peru-Ecuador border region||USGS|
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