Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Near the Coast of Southern Peru on Tuesday, 26 June 2001 at 12:51 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - Near the Coast of Southern Peru on Tuesday, 26 June 2001 at 12:51 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 26 Jun 2001 12:51:16 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.652°S / 73.618°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (148 km / 92 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) SW of Cerro de Arena (Arequipa) (pop: 12)
49 km (31 mi) S of Atico (Arequipa) (pop: 199)
61 km (38 mi) WSW of Punta Negra (Arequipa) (pop: 11)
97 km (60 mi) W of Camana (Camaná, Arequipa) (pop: 16,400)
155 km (97 mi) WSW of El Pedregal (Arequipa) (pop: 20,100)
176 km (109 mi) WNW of Mollendo (Provincia de Islay, Arequipa) (pop: 29,000)
224 km (139 mi) W of Arequipa (pop: 841,100)
631 km (392 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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M 5.333 kmnear the coast of southern PeruUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake Near the Coast of Southern Peru 26 June 12:51 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 28 Jun 2001 04:24 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Jun 2001 03:39 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Near the Coast of Southern Peru on Tuesday, 26 June 2001 at 12:51 (GMT)
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