Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 88 km west of Tumbes, Peru, on Sunday, 22 April 2007 at 11:57 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 38 km depth
Date & time: 22 Apr 2007 11:57:41 UTC
Depth: 38.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.741°S / 81.227°W (South Pacific Ocean, Peru)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km (26 mi) NW of Carpitas (pop: 39) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NNW of Mancora (Talara) (pop: 9,100) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) N of El Alto (Talara) (pop: 9,300) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) W of Zorritos (pop: 12,300) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) NW of La Breita (pop: 17,700) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) WSW of Tumbes (pop: 109,200) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) N of Talara (pop: 99,100) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) WSW of Zarumilla (pop: 16,900) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) NNW of Sullana (pop: 160,800) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (108 mi) NNW of Piura (pop: 325,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.4||38 km||near the coast of northern Peru||USGS|
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