Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Near the Coast of Central Peru on Sunday, 19 August 2007 at 01:22 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake  - Near the Coast of Central Peru on Sunday, 19 August 2007 at 01:22 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.8 earthquake at 11 km depth

Date & time: 19 Aug 2007 01:22:38 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.8
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 13.621°S / 76.617°W (Peru)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (28 mi) WNW of Pisco (pop: 61,900)
47 km (29 mi) NW of Paracas (pop: 1,200)
57 km (36 mi) WSW of Chincha Alta (pop: 153,100)
69 km (43 mi) SSW of Imperial (Provincia de Cañete, Gobierno Regional de Lima) (pop: 32,300)
79 km (49 mi) SSW of Quilmaná (Provincia de Cañete, Gobierno Regional de Lima) (pop: 6,440)
108 km (67 mi) WNW of Ica (pop: 246,800)
181 km (113 mi) SSE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
182 km (113 mi) SSE of Callao (pop: 813,300)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.811 kmnear the coast of central PeruUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.8 quake Near the Coast of Central Peru 19 August 01:22 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
  • 05 Sep 2007 10:53 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (20 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 20 Aug 2007 21:23 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    29.6 km (18.4 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Aug 2007 20:11 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Aug 2007 01:25 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Near the Coast of Central Peru on Sunday, 19 August 2007 at 01:22 (GMT)
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