Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Provincia de Contralmirante Villar, 63 km southwest of Tumbes, Peru, on Sunday, 24 June 2001 at 00:28 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 24 Jun 2001 00:28:33 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.938°S / 80.881°W (Provincia de Contralmirante Villar, Tumbes, Peru)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) NE of Carpitas (pop: 39) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NW of Papayal (Contralmirante Villar) (pop: 5,480) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NE of Mancora (Talara, Piura) (pop: 9,100) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) N of La Breita (Piura) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) SW of Zorritos (pop: 12,300) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SW of Tumbes (pop: 109,200) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SW of Zarumilla (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) NNE of Talara (Piura) (pop: 99,100) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (89 mi) NNW of Piura (pop: 325,500) --> See nearby quakes!
996 km (619 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||33 km||Peru-Ecuador border region||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 29 Jun 2001 03:11 UTC| M 5.3 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|3 km (2 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 24 Jun 2001 00:49 UTC| M 5.1 |30.5 km (19 mi) depth|4 km (2 mi) distance| USGS | Details