Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 69 km west of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, Peru, on Saturday, June 23, 2001 at 21:27 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 69 km west of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, Peru, on Saturday, June 23, 2001 at 21:27 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 33 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: Jun 23, 2001 21:27:35 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.181°S / 72.641°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Antipode: 17.181°N / 107.359°E
Nearest volcano: Cerro Nicholson (140 km / 87 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) SSW of Quilca (pop: 207) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) S of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) WSW of Mollendo (Provincia de Islay) (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) W of Cocachacra (Provincia de Islay) (pop: 8,800) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) SW of Ciudad Satelite (pop: 76,400) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) SW of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) WNW of Ilo (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) SW of Selva Alegre (pop: 72,700) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (113 mi) W of Moquegua (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
741 km (461 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.133 kmnear the coast of southern PeruUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (109 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Dec 16, 2001 23:30
20 years ago
3.9

69 km
South Pacific Ocean, 71 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Dec 14, 2001 03:09
20 years ago
4.6

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 81 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Dec 9, 2001 08:35
20 years ago
3.7

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 82 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Nov 9, 2001 12:51
20 years ago
4.7

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 82 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Oct 20, 2001 02:31
20 years ago
4.6

40 km
South Pacific Ocean, 66 km SW of Camana, Arequipa, PeruMore
Oct 13, 2001 12:23
20 years ago
4.0

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 81 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Sep 22, 2001 12:51
20 years ago
4.1

49 km
South Pacific Ocean, 57 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Sep 18, 2001 03:07
20 years ago
3.8

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 52 km SW of Camana, Arequipa, PeruMore
Aug 8, 2001 09:02
20 years ago
4.8

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 51 km W of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Aug 7, 2001 08:39
20 years ago
5.2

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 26 km W of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 27, 2001 22:42
21 years ago
5.4

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 87 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 26, 2001 17:42
21 years ago
4.2

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 78 km S of Camana, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 25, 2001 09:29
21 years ago
4.1

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 49 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 25, 2001 07:12
21 years ago
4.6

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 19 km S of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 22, 2001 15:32
21 years ago
4.1

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 43 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 22, 2001 15:10
21 years ago
4.7

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 58 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 19, 2001 10:27
21 years ago
4.1

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 70 km S of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 16, 2001 00:12
21 years ago
4.2

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 47 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 13, 2001 01:13
21 years ago
4.6

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 78 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 10, 2001 22:17
21 years ago
4.3

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 90 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 10, 2001 05:14
21 years ago
4.2

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 58 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 9, 2001 19:05
21 years ago
4.7

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 61 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 8, 2001 21:15
21 years ago
4.7

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 15 km SE of Camana, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 8, 2001 20:03
21 years ago
4.9

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 75 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 8, 2001 14:37
21 years ago
3.9

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 42 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 8, 2001 00:24
21 years ago
4.0

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 102 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 7, 2001 22:48
21 years ago
4.3

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 103 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 7, 2001 15:24
21 years ago
4.6

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 63 km S of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 7, 2001 13:31
21 years ago
4.7

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 86 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 7, 2001 12:52
21 years ago
4.4

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 68 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 7, 2001 12:51
21 years ago
4.7

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 76 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 7, 2001 12:21
21 years ago
4.3

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 61 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 7, 2001 12:18
21 years ago
4.3

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 104 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 7, 2001 11:49
21 years ago
4.9

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 50 km S of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 7, 2001 11:35
21 years ago
4.4

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 91 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 7, 2001 11:13
21 years ago
4.7

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 51 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 7, 2001 10:39
21 years ago
4.5

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 99 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 7, 2001 10:16
21 years ago
4.7

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 75 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 7, 2001 10:08
21 years ago
4.9

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 83 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 7, 2001 10:06
21 years ago
4.8

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 66 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 7, 2001 10:04
21 years ago
4.8

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 85 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 7, 2001 09:53
21 years ago
4.6

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 80 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 5, 2001 18:09
21 years ago
4.9

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 50 km W of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 5, 2001 01:23
21 years ago
4.1

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 29 km W of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 1, 2001 11:06
21 years ago
5.4

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 61 km SW of Camana, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 1, 2001 10:46
21 years ago
4.0

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 83 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 1, 2001 10:13
21 years ago
4.4

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 65 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jul 1, 2001 04:46
21 years ago
4.4

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 45 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 30, 2001 06:06
21 years ago
4.6

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 74 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 29, 2001 11:58
21 years ago
4.9

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 46 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 29, 2001 06:31
21 years ago
4.9

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 41 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 28, 2001 21:35
21 years ago
5.3

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 83 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 28, 2001 18:35
21 years ago
4.8

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 95 km SW of Camana, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 28, 2001 08:26
21 years ago
4.0

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 43 km S of Camana, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 28, 2001 08:09
21 years ago
4.1

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 30 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 27, 2001 12:08
21 years ago
4.1

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 78 km SW of Camana, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 27, 2001 07:45
21 years ago
4.2

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 46 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 26, 2001 23:23
21 years ago
4.9

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 80 km SW of Camana, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 26, 2001 21:08
21 years ago
4.5

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 88 km S of Camana, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 26, 2001 16:33
21 years ago
4.0

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 79 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 26, 2001 12:41
21 years ago
4.9

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 72 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 26, 2001 09:48
21 years ago
4.0

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 71 km SW of Camana, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 26, 2001 04:48
21 years ago
3.7

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 97 km SW of Camana, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 26, 2001 00:46
21 years ago
4.8

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 30 km W of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 25, 2001 23:32
21 years ago
4.6

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 44 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 25, 2001 11:54
21 years ago
4.4

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 54 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 25, 2001 07:57
21 years ago
4.3

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 37 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 25, 2001 00:06
21 years ago
4.6

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 72 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 20:50
21 years ago
3.9

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 134 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 17:41
21 years ago
4.7

39 km
South Pacific Ocean, 64 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 17:37
21 years ago
5.1

39 km
South Pacific Ocean, 54 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 16:38
21 years ago
4.2

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 72 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 14:32
21 years ago
5.4

30 km
South Pacific Ocean, 63 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 14:13
21 years ago
4.8

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 61 km S of Camana, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 13:57
21 years ago
4.9

29 km
South Pacific Ocean, 91 km S of Camana, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 13:31
21 years ago
5.1

34 km
South Pacific Ocean, 29 km S of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 12:41
21 years ago
4.9

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 51 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 12:14
21 years ago
4.3

35 km
South Pacific Ocean, 14 km W of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 12:04
21 years ago
4.7

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 44 km S of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 11:40
21 years ago
3.8

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 83 km SW of Camana, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 10:52
21 years ago
4.7

37 km
South Pacific Ocean, 53 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 08:48
21 years ago
4.7

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 47 km S of Camana, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 06:05
21 years ago
4.7

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 77 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 06:01
21 years ago
5.0

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 87 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 05:56
21 years ago
4.8

31 km
South Pacific Ocean, 42 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 05:43
21 years ago
3.8

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 44 km SW of Camana, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 05:24
21 years ago
4.6

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 81 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 04:56
21 years ago
3.9

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 71 km W of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 04:34
21 years ago
4.3

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 70 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 04:18
21 years ago
4.9

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 62 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 04:10
21 years ago
4.9

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 72 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 04:02
21 years ago
5.2

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 65 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 03:20
21 years ago
3.9

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 90 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 03:04
21 years ago
5.0

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 53 km SW of Camana, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 02:46
21 years ago
4.9

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 55 km W of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 02:11
21 years ago
5.2

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 83 km W of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 02:01
21 years ago
5.0

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 82 km W of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 01:55
21 years ago
4.6

30 km
South Pacific Ocean, 84 km SW of Camana, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 01:12
21 years ago
4.4

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 63 km S of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 00:20
21 years ago
4.3

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 9.2 km W of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 00:19
21 years ago
4.1

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 99 km S of Camana, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 00:11
21 years ago
5.1

28 km
South Pacific Ocean, 64 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 24, 2001 00:00
21 years ago
4.5

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 75 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 23, 2001 22:46
21 years ago
4.2

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 52 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 23, 2001 22:39
21 years ago
4.5

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 44 km S of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 23, 2001 22:32
21 years ago
5.5

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 93 km SW of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 23, 2001 22:30
21 years ago
4.0

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 24 km S of Camana, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 23, 2001 21:54
21 years ago
5.1

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 69 km W of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
Jun 23, 2001 21:38
21 years ago
5.3

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 39 km W of Mollendo, Provincia de Islay, Arequipa, PeruMore
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