Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 27 km southwest of Tumbes, Peru, on Friday, 13 May 2005 at 19:17 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 39 km depth
Date & time: 13 May 2005 19:17:59 UTC
Depth: 38.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.789°S / 80.554°W (Provincia de Tumbes, Tumbes, Peru)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) WNW of Rica Playa (pop: 166) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SE of Zorritos (pop: 12,300) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SSW of Tumbes (pop: 109,200) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SW of Zarumilla (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SW of Huaquillas (El Oro, Ecuador) (pop: 39,800) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) NE of La Breita (Piura) (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) WSW of Santa Rosa (El Oro, Ecuador) (pop: 41,800) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) SW of Machala (El Oro, Ecuador) (pop: 198,100) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) N of Piura (pop: 325,500) --> See nearby quakes!
997 km (619 mi) NNW of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||39 km||Peru-Ecuador border region||USGS|
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