Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Provincia de Contralmirante Villar, 63 km southwest of Tumbes, Peru, on Friday, 29 June 2001 at 03:11 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 29 Jun 2001 03:11:28 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.958°S / 80.861°W (Provincia de Contralmirante Villar, Tumbes, Peru)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 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!
33 km (21 mi) N of La Breita (Piura) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SSW of Zorritos (pop: 12,300) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SW of Tumbes (pop: 109,200) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) SW of Zarumilla (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) NNE of Talara (Piura) (pop: 99,100) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) N of Sullana (Piura) (pop: 160,800) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 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: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.3||33 km||Peru-Ecuador border region||USGS|
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