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Great mag. 8.4 earthquake - Near the Coast of Southern Peru on Saturday, 23 June 2001

Great mag. 8.4 earthquake  - Near the Coast of Southern Peru on Saturday, 23 June 2001
Date & time: Saturday, 23 June 2001 20:33 UTC
Magnitude: 8.4
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.265°S / 73.641°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (106 km / 66 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SW of Atico (pop: 200)
44 km (27 mi) NW of Pescadores (pop: 300)
47 km (29 mi) NW of La Planchada (pop: 500)
155 km (96 mi) W of El Pedregal (pop: 20,100)
193 km (120 mi) NW of Mollendo (pop: 29,000)
595 km (370 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1017 joules (69775 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 6 x 107 tons of TNT or 3752.2 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 23 Jun 20:33 UTCM 8.4 / 33 kmNear the Coast of Southern PeruUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 8.4 quake: Near the Coast of Southern Peru, 23 Jun 2001 20:33

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (133 quakes):
  • 23 Jun 2004 08:48 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    108.6 km (67.5 mi) depth
    |
    603 km (375 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 May 2004 16:43 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    108.9 km (67.7 mi) depth
    |
    347 km (216 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 May 2004 13:30 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    102.6 km (63.8 mi) depth
    |
    685 km (425 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Mar 2004 01:23 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    36.1 km (22.4 mi) depth
    |
    677 km (420 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Mar 2004 06:01 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    33.1 km (20.6 mi) depth
    |
    587 km (365 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Feb 2004 04:21 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    24.9 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    367 km (228 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Jan 2004 16:00 UTC
    | M 5.8 |
    56.9 km (35.4 mi) depth
    |
    325 km (202 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Jan 2004 12:49 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    82.5 km (51.3 mi) depth
    |
    75 km (47 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Oct 2003 08:14 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    196.8 km (122.3 mi) depth
    |
    395 km (245 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Oct 2003 16:27 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    107.9 km (67 mi) depth
    |
    430 km (267 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Oct 2003 19:13 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    476 km (296 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Oct 2003 14:35 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    128.4 km (79.8 mi) depth
    |
    488 km (303 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Aug 2003 21:11 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    31.6 km (19.6 mi) depth
    |
    331 km (206 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Aug 2003 00:26 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    68.8 km (42.8 mi) depth
    |
    601 km (373 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Aug 2003 14:56 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    37.9 km (23.5 mi) depth
    |
    338 km (210 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 Jul 2003 07:14 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    129.4 km (80.4 mi) depth
    |
    686 km (426 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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Great mag. 8.4 earthquake - Near the Coast of Southern Peru on Saturday, 23 June 2001

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