Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Central Peru on Tuesday, 1 July 2008 at 00:17 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - Central Peru on Tuesday, 1 July 2008 at 00:17 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 33 km depth

Date & time: 1 Jul 2008 12:17:33 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 32.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.368°S / 75.512°W (Peru)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) NNW of Oxapampa (Pasco) (pop: 12,000)
49 km (30 mi) NNW of Villa Rica (Oxapampa, Pasco) (pop: 7,450)
56 km (35 mi) NE of Paucartambo (Pasco) (pop: 4,440)
80 km (50 mi) ESE of Ambo (pop: 6,870)
88 km (55 mi) ENE of Cerro de Pasco (pop: 78,900)
94 km (58 mi) ESE of Huanuco (Region de Huanuco) (pop: 148,000)
249 km (155 mi) NE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
257 km (160 mi) NE of Callao (pop: 813,300)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.433 kmcentral PeruUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.4 quake Central Peru 1 July 00:17 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 19 Jul 2008 10:49 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    23.5 km (14.6 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Jul 2008 07:01 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    15.1 km (9.4 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jul 2008 01:04 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    28.1 km (17.5 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Central Peru on Tuesday, 1 July 2008 at 00:17 (GMT)
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