Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Provincia de Contralmirante Villar, 64 km southwest of Tumbes, Peru, on Sunday, 24 June 2001 at 00:49 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 31 km depth
Date & time: 24 Jun 2001 00:49:33 UTC
Depth: 30.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.968°S / 80.866°W (Provincia de Contralmirante Villar, Tumbes, Peru)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) ENE of Carpitas (pop: 39) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NW of Papayal (Contralmirante Villar) (pop: 5,480) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) N of La Breita (Piura) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SW of Tumbes (pop: 109,200) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) NNE of Talara (Piura) (pop: 99,100) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SW of Zarumilla (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) NNW of Querecotillo (Sullana, Piura) (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) N of Sullana (Piura) (pop: 160,800) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) N of Piura (pop: 325,500) --> See nearby quakes!
993 km (617 mi) NNW of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.1||31 km||Peru-Ecuador border region||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 29 Jun 2001 03:11 UTC| M 5.3 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|1 km (1 mi) distance| USGS | Details