Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 64 km northwest of Tumbes, Peru, on Sunday, 29 May 2005 at 17:52 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 34 km depth
Date & time: 29 May 2005 17:52:17 UTC
Depth: 33.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.251°S / 80.934°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) NNW of Zorritos (pop: 12,300) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) WNW of Tumbes (pop: 109,200) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) WNW of Zarumilla (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) WNW of Huaquillas (Ecuador) (pop: 39,800) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SW of Playas (Ecuador) (pop: 30,600) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NNW of Papayal (Contralmirante Villar) (pop: 5,480) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) N of Mancora (Talara) (pop: 9,100) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) N of La Breita (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) NNE of Talara (pop: 99,100) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (116 mi) N of Sullana (pop: 160,800) --> 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||34 km||Peru-Ecuador border region||USGS|
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