Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Provincia de Tarata, 8.8 km north of Siquine, Tacna, Peru, on Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 22:00 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 152 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 152.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.363°S / 69.577°W↗ (Provincia de Tarata, Tacna, Peru)
Antipode: 17.363°N / 110.423°E↗
Nearest volcano: Nevados Casiri (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (5 mi) NNW of Siquine (pop: 19) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) ESE of Kallapuma (pop: 62) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) N of Ancomarca (Provincia de Tacna) (pop: 76) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NNE of Alto Peru (pop: 85) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) ESE of Challapalca (Puno) (pop: 168) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) ENE of Tarata (pop: 3,050) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) E of Chuquitira (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) ENE of Chipispaya (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) NE of Tacna (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
996 km (619 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.0||152 km||Peru-Bolivia border region||USGS|
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