Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Southern Peru on Monday, 25 June 2001 at 22:14 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - Southern Peru on Monday, 25 June 2001 at 22:14 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 74 km depth

Date & time: 25 Jun 2001 10:14:10 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 73.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.574°S / 70.685°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Yucamane (68 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (15 mi) SW of Ilabaya (Jorge Basadre, Tacna) (pop: 9,490)
47 km (29 mi) SW of Cairani (Tacna) (pop: 604)
50 km (31 mi) SSE of Moquegua (pop: 54,500)
58 km (36 mi) SSE of Torata (Mariscal Nieto, Moquegua) (pop: 7,050)
67 km (42 mi) NW of Tacna (pop: 280,100)
70 km (43 mi) E of Ilo (Moquegua) (pop: 53,500)
481 km (299 mi) W of Cochabamba (Bolivia) (pop: 900,400)
918 km (571 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.574 kmsouthern PeruUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.5 quake Southern Peru 25 June 22:14 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 01 Jul 2001 06:55 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Jun 2001 22:37 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Southern Peru on Monday, 25 June 2001 at 22:14 (GMT)
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