Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Near the Coast of Southern Peru on Saturday, 7 July 2001 at 09:58 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Near the Coast of Southern Peru on Saturday, 7 July 2001 at 09:58 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 7 Jul 2001 09:58:25 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.643°S / 71.864°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Nicholson (155 km / 96 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km (33 mi) S of Punta de Bombon (Provincia de Islay, Arequipa) (pop: 6,340)
55 km (34 mi) W of Ilo (Moquegua) (pop: 53,500)
63 km (39 mi) S of Cocachacra (Provincia de Islay, Arequipa) (pop: 8,800)
71 km (44 mi) SSE of Mollendo (Provincia de Islay, Arequipa) (pop: 29,000)
110 km (68 mi) WSW of Moquegua (pop: 54,500)
143 km (89 mi) SSW of Arequipa (pop: 841,100)
606 km (377 mi) W of Cochabamba (Bolivia) (pop: 900,400)
834 km (518 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.133 kmnear the coast of southern PeruUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Near the Coast of Southern Peru 7 July 09:58 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (8 quakes):
  • 16 Jul 2001 21:03 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Jul 2001 01:51 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 08 Jul 2001 16:45 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Jul 2001 22:15 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Jul 2001 21:27 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Jul 2001 18:57 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Jul 2001 11:17 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    31.3 km (19.4 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Jul 2001 10:10 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Near the Coast of Southern Peru on Saturday, 7 July 2001 at 09:58 (GMT)
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