Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Provincia de La Union, 125 km northwest of Camana, Arequipa, Peru, on Saturday, 30 September 2006 at 16:26 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 107 km depth
Date & time: 30 Sep 2006 16:26:56 UTC
Depth: 107.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.588°S / 73.16°W (Provincia de La Union, Arequipa, Peru)
Nearest volcano: Solimana (35 km / 22 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) W of Santa Catalina (pop: 58) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) WNW of Arirahua (pop: 735) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SE of Coracora (Parinacochas, Ayacucho) (pop: 7,420) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) WSW of Orcopampa (Castilla) (pop: 5,640) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) NNW of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) WNW of Lluta (Caylloma) (pop: 6,000) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) NW of El Pedregal (pop: 20,100) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) SE of Puquio (Provincia de Lucanas, Ayacucho) (pop: 10,500) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) WNW of Arequipa (pop: 841,100) --> See nearby quakes!
574 km (357 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 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|6.0||107 km||southern Peru||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 21 Dec 2006 22:37 UTC| M 4.1 |36 km (22.4 mi) depth|46 km (28 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 22 Nov 2006 23:58 UTC| M 3.9 |21 km (13 mi) depth|40 km (25 mi) distance| USGS | Details