Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 26 km west of Tumbes, Peru, on Saturday, 15 January 2005 at 11:40 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 34 km depth
Date & time: 15 Jan 2005 11:40:37 UTC
Depth: 34.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.582°S / 80.688°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) N of Zorritos (pop: 12,300) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) W of Tumbes (pop: 109,200) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) W of Zarumilla (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) WSW of Huaquillas (Ecuador) (pop: 39,800) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) NNE of La Breita (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) WSW of Machala (Ecuador) (pop: 198,100) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) NNE of Talara (pop: 99,100) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) N of Sullana (pop: 160,800) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (112 mi) N of Piura (pop: 325,500) --> See nearby quakes!
379 km (235 mi) SW of Puyo (Pastaza, Ecuador) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.1||34 km||Peru-Ecuador border region||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 15 Jan 2005 14:02 UTC| M 5.0 |38.6 km (24 mi) depth|20 km (12 mi) distance| USGS | Details