Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - 31 km southwest of Tacna, Peru, on Thursday, May 6, 2010 at 02:58 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 35 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.151°S / 70.514°W↗ (Tacna, Tacna, Peru)
Antipode: 18.151°N / 109.486°E↗
Nearest volcano: Tacora (92 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) NNW of Los Palos (pop: 207) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (20 mi) WSW of Tacna (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SSW of Chipispaya (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) S of Ilabaya (Jorge Basadre) (pop: 9,490) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) S of Totoral (pop: 1,980) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) SW of Tarata (pop: 3,050) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) SSW of Quilahuani (pop: 3,180) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) ESE of Ilo (Moquegua) (pop: 53,500) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) SSE of Moquegua (pop: 54,500) --> See nearby quakes!
975 km (606 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.1||35 km||near the coast of Tarapaca, Chile (Peru)||USGS|
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